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Members of the IASB

Dr Elke König


Dr Elke König

Appointed: July 2010

Term expires: Dr König is stepping down at the end of 2011


Dr König has long standing experience as a top senior financial executive in the insurance industry. From 2002 to 2009 she served as CFO and as a member of the executive Board of Hannover Re Group, a leading international reinsurance group. Until the end of 2010 she was a member of the supervisory board of Deutsche Hypothekenbank Aktiengesellschaft and non-executive chairperson of Hannover Finanz GmbH. Prior to joining Hannover Re, she spent twelve years as a member of the senior management of Munich Re, with specific responsibility for the group's accounting and controlling activities. Before entering the reinsurance industry, she was a partner in KPMG's German audit practice. Dr König has also been a member of the CFO Forum of European insurers, where she has been actively engaged in the IASB's project on insurance contracts.