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.

Vienna, 25 March 2014

The Managing Board:

Peter Hagen
General Manager,
Chairman of the Managing Board

Peter Höfinger
Member of the Managing Board

Franz Fuchs
Member of the Managing Board

Martin Simhandl
CFO, Member of the Managing Board

Managing Board areas of responsibility:

Peter Hagen: Group management, strategic planning, public relations, marketing, sponsoring, legal matters, people management, performance management motor vehicle insurance, asset risk management, IT, international processes and methods, SAP smile solutions; Country responsibilities: Austria (incl. coordination of s Versicherungsgruppe), Czech Republic, Ukraine

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

Peter Höfinger: International corporate and large customer business, Vienna International Underwriters (VIU), reinsurance, strategic initiative SME business, strategic initiative private customer property insurance; Country responsibilities: Albania (incl. Kosovo), Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovakia

Martin Simhandl: Asset management, subsidiaries department, finance and accounting, group cost structure, internal capital model project (Solvency II project), treasury/capital market; Country responsibilities: Germany, Georgia, Liechtenstein, Turkey