We declare to the best of our knowledge that the consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with applicable accounting standards give a true and fair view of the Group’s net assets, financial position and results of operations, the Group management report presents the business development, performance and position of the Group so as to give a true and fair view of its net assets, financial position and results of operations, and the Group management report provides a description of the principal risks and uncertainties to which the Group is exposed.

The declaration for the annual financial statements of VIENNA INSURANCE GROUP AG Wiener Versicherung Gruppe is issued in the annual report of this company.

The Managing Board:

Günter Geyer
General Manager, CEO
Chairman of the Managing Board

Peter Hagen                                        Franz Fuchs
                                  Deputy General Manager,              Member of the Managing Board                           
Member of the Managing Board                                                                 

Peter Höfinger                              Franz Kosyna                              Martin Simhandl
  Member of the Managing Board     Member of the Managing Board                       CFO                              
                                                                                                               Member of the Managing Board

Vienna, 12 March 2012

Managing Board areas of responsibility:

Günter Geyer: Group management, strategic planning, public relations, marketing, sponsoring, legal matters, human resources; Country responsibilities: Austria (incl. coordination of s Versicherungsgruppe)

Peter Hagen: Performance management motor vehicle insurance, internal capital model project (Solvency II project), Group cost structure, VIG RE; Country responsibilities: Czech Republic

Franz Fuchs: Performance management personal insurance; Country responsibilities: Baltic States, Poland, Romania

Peter Höfinger: International corporate and large customer business, Vienna International Underwriters (VIU), reinsurance; Country responsibilities: Bulgaria, Russia, Hungary, Belarus

Franz Kosyna: Group IT/Back Office, SAP Smile Solutions; Country responsibilities: Albania (incl. Kosovo), Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovakia

Martin Simhandl: Asset management, asset risk management, subsidiaries department, finance and accounting; Country responsibilities: Germany, Georgia, Liechtenstein, Turkey, Ukraine