Swiss Re has appointed Andreas Berger, currently chief regions & markets officers and member of the Board of Management of Allianz Global Corporate & specialty SE, as head of corporate solutions and a member of the group Executive Committee, effective 1 April 2019.
Berger succeeds Agostino Galvagni, who has decided to leave Swiss Re by the end of 2018.
Galvagni will be available as a consultant during the transitional period.
Berger joins Swiss re with more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry. In his last role as chief regions & markets officer and member of the Board of Management of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE, he focused primarily on business growth in the regions of Germany, Central and Eastern Europe, Mediterranean region and Africa. Prior to this, he held various management positions at Allianz Group.
Galvagni has been working in various management positions for Swiss Re for over 30 years. In 2009, he was appointed chief operating officer and member of the group Executive Committee. Since October 2010, he has been CEO corporate solutions. In this role, he has made a significant contribution to advancing growth in corporate banking and successfully expanding the global presence. Thanks to its network structure, corporate Solutions is now active in over 80 countries.