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Compliance; Controlling; Innovation Management; Human Resources Management; Internal
Auditing; Risk Management; Corporate Development; Corporate Communications


  • 2019-Present: Hannover Re, Hannover, Germany
    Chief Executive Officer
  • 2011 – 2018 Swiss Re, Zurich
    Chief Executive Officer Reinsurance and Regional President for life/nonlife  business in the region Europe, Middle East and Africa; member of the Group Executive Committee
  • 2010 – 2011 Swiss Re
    Managing Director, Client Markets
  • 2005 – 2010 Swiss Re, Toronto
    Chief Executive Officer Swiss Re Canada
  • 2003 -2005 Swiss Re, Zürich
    Head of Strategic Planning for Property & Casualty business
  • 2000 – 2003 Swiss Re
    Head of Financial Solutions, Division Europe, Middle East and Africa
  • 1999 Swiss Re
    Underwriter Financial Reinsurance, Division Swiss Re New Markets
  • 1998 Swiss Re
    Start as facultative property underwriter, Division Europe, Middle East
    and Africa
  • 1995 – 1996 SGS Société Générale de Surveillance, Geneva
    Manager Business Development, Trade Assurance Services
  • 1993 – 1995 European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, London
    Assistant to the Swiss Executive Director
  • 1988 – 1993 Swiss Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Berne Responsibility for Energy issues and Middle East issues International Energy Agency, Paris Swiss Representative
  • 1997 International Institute for Management Development, Lausanne Master of Business Administration
  • 1983 – 1987 University of Lausanne Bachelor of Arts in Political Science