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Professional experience

Christian Mumenthaler started his career in 1997 as an associate at Boston Consulting Group. He joined Swiss Re in 1999 and was responsible for key company projects. In 2002, he established and headed the Group Retro and Syndication unit. Christian Mumenthaler served as Group Chief Risk Officer between 2005 and 2007 and was Head of Life & Health between 2007 and 2010. In January 2011, he was appointed Chief Marketing Officer Reinsurance and a member of the Group Executive Committee and became Chief Executive Officer Reinsurance that October. In July 2016, Christian Mumenthaler was appointed Group Chief Executive Officer. Effective 1 January 2023, he additionally assumed the role of Chairman of the Swiss Re Strategic Council.

Educational background

  • PhD in Physics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland

External appointments

  • Chairman of the Geneva Association
  • Co-Chair of WEF Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders
  • Board member of economiesuisse
  • Member of the Pan-European Insurance Forum; the Global Reinsurance Forum; the Steering Committee of the Insurance Development Forum; Insurance Europe‚Äôs Reinsurance Advisory Board; and the Board of Trustees of the St. Gallen Foundation for International Studies

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