The Swiss Re Group is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient.
We have a distinct mission: Together, we apply fresh perspectives, knowledge and capital to anticipate and manage risk. That’s how Swiss Recreates smarter solutions for our clients, helping the world rebuild, renew and move forward. Today 75% of insurance risks – from natural catastrophes and climate change, to ageing populations and cybercrime – remain uninsured. We aim to change that.
Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. Our approximately 14,500 employees provide a wide range of technical expertise, enabling us to develop unique solutions and drive growth. Swiss Re is organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.
23 Feb 2018 – Swiss Re reports full-year 2017 net income of USD 331 million despite USD 4.7 billion of natural catastrophe losses
15 Mar 2018 – Swiss Re proposes an increase in the regular dividend to CHF 5.00 per share and a new CHF 1.0 billion share buy-back programme
20 Apr 2018 – Shareholders approve proposals put forward by Board of Directors
04 May 2018 – Swiss Re reports first quarter 2018 net income of USD 457 million; public share buy-back programme to start on 7 May 2018
03 Aug 2018 – Swiss Re reports solid half-year 2018 net income of USD 1.0 billion supported by improved P&C underwriting results and selected premium growth
01 Nov 2018 – Swiss Re reports USD 1.1 billion net income for the nine months 2018, after absorbing USD 1.6 billion of large claims
Board of directors
Walter B. Kielholz, Chairman
Renato Fassbind, Vice Chairman
Group Chief Executive Officer
Executive management of Trade Credit, Surety and Political Risk Reinsurance
Pius Leupi, Chief UW Credit & Surety & Head Credit & Surety Re EMEA
John Boulton, Head Credit & Surety Re North America, PRI
María Rodríguez, Head Credit & Surety Re Iberia and Latin America
Daniel Hui, Head Credit & Surety Re Asia, CoC PRI
Uwe Carl, Head Credit & Surety Re Product Centre
Gregory Schiffer, Head Global Specialty
Phone +41 43 285 21 21