Member of the Board of Directors
Jan Carendiʼs career covers over 45 years in the financial services. For more than 30 years he worked at the Swedish insurance company Skandia's international Operations, mainly in the Americas. He was the founder of the Skandia Long Term Savings divisions and held positions of either Chairman or CEO at the larger operations. All in all 17 companies in 13 countries were founded by Mr. Carendi and his team and he received several awards for entrepreneurship including Ernst & Young's “New England Intrepreneur of the Year 1998” award. Accomplishments for Skandia have been documented in case studies by and for Harvard Business School and other universities.
During 2003 to 2008 Mr. Carendi was the first non-German native on the executive board at Allianz SE in Munich. He was CEO of Allianz of Americas and Head of the NAFTA region/ LatAm and succeeded in a major turnaround on a large and troubled subsidiary.
Mr. Carendi was MD and Chairman of Global Insurance Origination at Bank of America Merrill Lynch during 2008 to 2010, based in London. During 2010 and until 2016 he held a Senior Advisor position with Bank of America Merrill Lynch. During 2010 and until 2013 he was NED of the board at listed Banco Popular, Madrid. From 2013 and until April 2017 , Mr Carendi was Independent Chairman of Allianz PLC, Dublin. In 2017 Mr Carendi became Chairman of the board of Dunas Capital Asset Management, Madrid.
Mr. Carendi earned his Civil Economics Degree from Gothenburg School of Economics, conducted post graduate studies at IMI of Geneva and was awarded a PhD hc from Sacred Heart University of Fairfield, Connecticut.