Christian Baltzer named as new Codan CEO
Christian Baltzer had been appointed as the new chief executive of RSA Group Denmark-based insurer, Codan. Baltzer will formally take up the new role on the 1st February 2020, subject to approval by the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority.
Baltzer brings experience from the financial sector and the insurance industry, where he has worked for almost 20 years. Most recently, he has served as Group chief financial officer of Danske Bank and, prior to that, Group CFO of Tryg.
The appointment strengthens Codan in Denmark and its ability to enhance customer satisfaction, growth and profitability over the coming years.
Ken Norgrove, Scandinavian CEO of the Codan Trygg-Hansa Group, says:
“Christian has a profound business understanding and extensive knowledge of insurance and is a skilled leader, who has proven that he can manage challenges and deliver good results. I am certain that he is the right person to lead Codan in Denmark, and to realise our ambitions to develop and strengthen the business for the benefit of our customers and employees”.
Christian Baltzer says:
“Codan is a company with exceptionally skilled employees and a business with great potential. Codan has gone through a big transformation, and today the company has a strong potential for delivering more competitive products and services to customers. Now is the time to accelerate the digitisation of the business, generate renewed growth and create the best workplace in the financial sector.”
As well as his role with Codan, Baltzer has also had a seat on a number of boards, including Realkredit Danmark and Danica.