Liane Hirner studied business administration in Graz. Before joining VIG Insurance Group, she worked at PwC Austria’s audit department where she started in 1993, and when she left, Liane Hirner was partner in the insurance area. In addition to her work as an auditor, Liane Hirner has also been involved in many professional associations, such as the IFRS Working Group of the Austrian Insurance Association and the Insurance Working Party of Accountancy Europe in Brussels. Liane Hirner was appointed to the VIG Holding Managing Board on 1 February 2018. She assumed the position of CFO on 1 July 2018. In 2019, EIOPA appointed Liane Hirner as a new member of the Insurance & Reinsurance Stakeholder Group (IRSG).
Areas of responsibility: Finance and accounting, Enterprise Risk Management, Asset-Risk Management, Data Management and Processes
Country responsibilities: Germany, Belarus
Liane Hirner is also active in the Supervisory Boards of significant* Vienna Insurance Group companies: Kooperativa (Czech Republic), ČPP (Czech Republic)
*All companies that contribute at least 2% of written premiums and at least 2% of profit before taxes are considered to be “significant”.