Barbara Koreniouguine is stepping down from her role as chief executive of Allianz Real Estate France.

Alexander Gebauer, CFO, will take on the role on an interim basis until a new chief executive is appointed.

Koreniouguine was appointed in mid-2015 to lead Allianz Real Estate in France, Belgium and the Netherlands, succeeding Olivier Wigniolle.

She was a member of the firm’s executive committee.

Prior to joining Allianz Real Estate, Koreniouguine spent six years at BNP Paribas Real Estate, where she was COO.

She previously had held the roles of deputy chief executive at BNP Paribas Real Estate Residential and Corporate Property, and executive chairman at BNP Paribas Real Estate Commercial and Residential Development.