Edouard Schmid

Chief Underwriting Officer at Swiss RE AG

Edouard Schmid

Edouard Schmid

Chief Underwriting Officer at Swiss RE AG

Biography

Mr. Edouard SCHMID has been the non-executive director of the Company since November 2019. Mr. Edouard SCHMID is the Group Chief Underwriting Officer, a member of the Group Executive Committee of Swiss Re and Chairman of Swiss Re Institute. Mr. Edouard SCHMID joined the Swiss Re in 1991 and has served as a risk analyst, Head of Cat Perils & Retrocession, Chief Underwriter of Property & Specialty Asia, Head of Property & Casualty Risk and Actuarial Management, Chief Risk Officer of Corporate Solutions and Head of Property & Specialty Reinsurance. Mr. Edouard SCHMID received his master’s degree in physics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in 1989.

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Birthday

1964

Age

56

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Group Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Board at Swiss RE AG

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Group Chief Executive Officer at Swiss RE AG

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Chairman, Global Partnerships at Swiss RE AG

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Chief Human Resource Officer at Swiss RE AG

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Head Group Information Technology at Swiss RE AG

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Group General Counsel at Swiss RE AG

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Group Chief Investment Officer at Swiss RE AG

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Head-Internal Investments & Asset Management at Swiss RE AG

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Chief Executive Officer Reinsurance Americas at Swiss RE AG

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Chief Executive Officer Life Capital at Swiss RE AG

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Education

ETH Zurich is an engineering, science, technology, mathematics, and management university. It is an integral part of the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology Domain (ETH Domain) that is directly subordinate to Switzerland's Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education, and Research. ETH Zurich is consistently rated among the top universities in the world. It is considered the best university in continental Europe by the Shanghai Ranking ARWU, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and the QS World University Ranking. It is currently ranked 4th in Europe overall, and 8th best university in the world in engineering, science, and technology. Twenty-one Nobel Prizes have been awarded to students and professors of the institute in the past. The most famous of them is Albert Einstein in 1921 and the most recent is Richard F. Heck in 2010. It is a founding member of the IDEA League and the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU); and a member of the CESAER network. ETH Zurich was founded by the Swiss Federal Government in 1854 with the stated mission to educate engineers and scientists, serve as a national center of excellence in science and technology, and provide a hub for interaction between the scientific community and industry.

Career History
Chief Underwriting Officer
1991 - Current

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.

Product Manager-Property & Specialty
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Edouard Schmid is affiliated with Swiss RE AG, Swiss Re Private Equity Partners (Asia) Ltd.

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