Dr. Dirk Erdmann, Member of the Management Board of Talanx Asset Management

Dr. Dirk Erdmann, born in 1967, read theoretical mathematics at the University of Münster and subsequently received his doctorate in the same field.

In 1993 he embarked on his professional career in the banking industry, initially in IT before switching in 1996 to Risk Controlling, where he held various positions in Germany and abroad. In 2000 he was appointed Group Head Counterparty Risk Policies.

From 2002 to 2005 he headed the Risk Controlling department with a development bank. In 2006 he was awarded a professorship in financial management at Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences, an office which he held until 2007. Dr. Erdmann subsequently returned to the banking sector, where he served as department manager in Risk Controlling / Strategic Risk Controlling until the autumn of 2009.

From 2009 to March 2012, as Head of Investment Controlling, he was entrusted with the risk controlling of the investments under management by Talanx Asset Management.

As a General Manager of Talanx Asset Management he retains responsibility for this area as well as for IT coordination. In addition, with effect from 1 April Dr. Erdmann is to take charge of Accounting for Insurance and Reinsurance Clients.

Dr. Erdmann is married with three children.