Theo Iaponas (45), formerly CEO of Swiss Life Luxembourg has been appointed as new CEO of Swiss Life International and Member of the Corporate Executive Board with effect from 1 July 2023.
Change of leadership at Swiss Life International
Theo Iaponas (45) has been appointed as the new CEO of Swiss Life International and Member of the Corporate Executive Board with effect from 1 July 2023. Theo Iaponas has held several management positions at Swiss Life since 2009, most recently at Swiss Life International as CEO of Global Employee Benefits in Luxembourg. He will succeed Nils Frowein (58) who, after 15 extremely successful years at the Swiss Life Group, has decided to embark on another new chapter in his career.
Theo will lead Swiss Life International's overall business with the implementation of the Group strategy and the Swiss Life Strategy 2024 programme. In parallel, he will keep his current responsibilities as Head of Global Employee Benefits.
Theo comments: "One aspect that sets our company apart is our decentralised approach, which enables decision-making at business level. This approach fosters a sense of responsibility, ownership and engagement among our teams, enabling them to make agile and informed decisions."