Peter Thirring


Peter Thirring, CTO (portrait, © Ian Ehm)

Year of birth: 1957

Date first appointed: 1 July 2018

End of current term of office: 30 June 2023

Peter Thirring studied law at the University of Vienna. He has used his more than 30 years of insurance experience in the Generali insurance group. He was General Manager of Donau Versicherung from March 2016 to the end of June 2018. Peter Thirring was appointed to the VIG Holding Managing Board on 1 July 2018.

Areas of responsibility: Actuarial Department, Active Reinsurance, Anti Money Laundering, Compliance, Insurance Life/Non-Life Retail

Country responsibilities: Turkey

Peter Thirring is also active in the Supervisory Boards of significant* Vienna Insurance Group companies: Kooperativa (Slovakia), Donau Versicherung (Austria), Wiener Städtische (Austria), VIG Re (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”.