Munich Re has appointed Alex François as head of Australia and New Zealand business development for its savings and investments business.
Based in Sydney, he would focus on reinsurance capabilities to insurance and superannuation clients in the Australian and New Zealand market.
François would also be responsible for the market exploration and regional development of new investment management business which would extend the global scope of Munich Re’s savings and investment portfolio in its platform structure and client base.
He had over 25 years’ experience in sales and distribution across institutional and wholesale markets and most recently was at Deutsche Bank’s asset management arm, DWS, where he focused on DWS’ public markets capabilities including equities and multi asset.
Prior to that, he held senior positions at William Blair Investment Management, Provident Capital, Principal Global Investors Australia, Schroders and ING NZ.