Fireman's Fund Insurance, a member of the Allianz Group, has appointed Christian Kortebein as new senior vice president and chief actuary.

In this role, Kortebein will report to the chief financial officer and be responsible for setting direction and priorities for the company’s pricing and reserving activities as well as leadership of the actuarial community.

Most recently, Kortebein was deputy chief actuary for Allianz Group in Munich where he was accountable for loss reserving, property and casualty reinsurance, and actuarial support for merger and acquisition activities and capital management.

Fireman’s Fund EVP and Chief Financial Officer Jill Paterson said Christian comes to Fireman’s Fund with extensive actuarial experience in the property and casualty insurance industry, gained over the course of a distinguished career in the financial services industry.

Fireman’s Fund Insurance is a property and casualty insurance company providing personal and commercial insurance products nationwide.