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The Swiss Re Group is a leading wholesale provider of reinsurance, insurance and other insurance-based forms of risk transfer. Dealing direct and working through brokers, its global client base consists of insurance companies, mid-to-large-sized corporations and public sector clients. From standard products to tailor-made coverage across all lines of business, Swiss Re deploys its capital strength, expertise and innovation power to enable the risk taking upon which enterprise and progress in society depend.

TypePublic
Founded1863
HQZürich, CH
Websiteswissre.com
Employee Ratings3.5

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)14,943(+3%)
Job Openings419

Key People/Management at Swiss RE

Thierry Léger

Thierry Léger

CEO Life Capital
Carl Christensen

Carl Christensen

CEO iptiQ EMEA
Reto Toscan

Reto Toscan

CEO elipsLife
Matthew Cuhls

Matthew Cuhls

CEO ReAssure Group
Ian Patrick

Ian Patrick

CFO Life Capital
Pravina Ladva

Pravina Ladva

Chief Technology & Operations Officer
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Swiss RE Office Locations

Swiss RE has offices in Zürich, Wayne, Washington, Seattle and in 57 other locations
Zürich, CH (HQ)
Mythenquai 50/60
Barangaroo, AU
Level 36, Tower Two International Towers Sydney 200 Barangaroo Avenue
São Paulo, BR
Av. Paulista, 500 - 5th floor
Toronto, CA
150 King Street West Suite 1000
Beijing, CN
No. B12, Jianguomenwai Avenue, Chaoyang Distric
Shanghai, CN
Room 10, Business Center 3rd floor, Kerry Hotel Pudong Shanghai, No. 1388 Huamu Road Pudong
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Swiss RE Financials and Metrics

Swiss RE Revenue

USD

Net income (Y, 2016)

3.6b
USDY, 2016

Net Income

3.6b
USDY, 2016

Total Assets

215.0b
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Swiss RE Online and Social Media Presence

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Swiss RE News and Updates

Swiss Re says helped insure Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines

Reinsurance group Swiss Re helped cover jetmaker Boeing Co and Ethiopian Airlines, the Swiss company said on Monday amid an investigation into what caused an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash that killed 157 people.

Swiss Re boosts profit in 2018 despite tough year for natural disasters

Swiss Re boosted net profit 27.2 per cent in 2018, despite sustaining hits from natural and man-made disasters. The reinsurer reported net profit of $421m (£366m) compared with $331m a year previously, despite 2018 being the fourth-costliest year on record for the insurance industry. However, …

Swiss Re completes 1bn Swiss franc share buyback ahead of financial results

Swiss Re said today it had completed a 1bn Swiss franc (£771m) share buyback programme, ahead of announcing its 2018 financials this week. The Zurich-based insurer said it had bought 11.2m shares, equivalent to 3.21 per cent of its outstanding shares, at an average price of 89.17 frances per shar…

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions appoints Philippe Aerni as Global Head Casualty, Financial & Professional Lines

ZURICH and NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiss Re Corporate Solutions appoints Philippe Aerni as Global Head Casualty, Financial & Professional Lines, effective 1 January 2019. In this expanded role, Mr. Aerni will be responsible for products and global markets for these two...

Reinsurance Market 2018 by Types, Application (Direct Writing & Broker), Key Players (Munich Re, Swiss Re, Hannover Re, SCOR SE, Lloyd’s, RGA, Korean Re, PartnerRe), Growth Rate, Global Overview & Forecast to 2025

In 2017, the global Reinsurance market size was 247500 million US$ and it is expected to reach 287700 million US$ by the end of 2025, with a CAGR of 1.9% during 2018-2025. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Life Re-Insurance Market Global Overview, Segmentation & Competitive Landscape by Focusing On Top Key Vendors: Swiss Re, SCOR

The Global Life Re-Insurance Market Report includes a comprehensive analysis of the present market. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday
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Swiss RE Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Swiss RE founded?

    Swiss RE was founded in 1863.

  • Who are Swiss RE key executives?

    Swiss RE's key executives are Thierry Léger, Carl Christensen and Reto Toscan.

  • How many employees does Swiss RE have?

    Swiss RE has 14,943 employees.

  • Who are Swiss RE competitors?

    Competitors of Swiss RE include Munich Re, Aspen Insurance and Brit Insurance.

  • Where is Swiss RE headquarters?

    Swiss RE headquarters is located at Mythenquai 50/60, Zürich.

  • Where are Swiss RE offices?

    Swiss RE has offices in Zürich, Wayne, Washington, Seattle and in 57 other locations.

  • How many offices does Swiss RE have?

    Swiss RE has 73 offices.