Swiss Re Names L&H Products Head; Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Names Executives
Paul Murray was named head of life and health products for Swiss Re.
Murray succeeds Russell Higginbotham, who became Swiss Re's chief executive officer of reinsurance, Europe, Middle East and Africa, in September.
Murray has more than 20 years of reinsurance and insurance experience. In addition to his most recent role as chief pricing officer, he has been head of the global L&H Products Centre. Murray has been with Swiss Re since 2003 and has led teams in Asia, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Africa and worldwide, Swiss Re said. Before joining Swiss Re, he worked for an actuarial consultancy.
Earlier, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Ltd. announced two executive appointments—Daniel Vetter as head of excess and surplus North America and Philippe Aerni as global head of casualty, financial and professional lines.
Both appointments were effective Jan. 1.
In his newly created role, Vetter will be responsible for the strategy and growth of SRCS's excess and surplus property/casualty business and will establish financial and professional lines within the unit. He will be based in New York.
In an expanded role, Aerni will be responsible for products and global markets for casualty and financial and professional lines, said SRCS. He will be based in Zurich and will take over the global casualty role from Vetter.
Vetter has more than 20 years of insurance experience. He joined Swiss Re in 2000 and most recently, was head of casualty.
Aerni has more than 17 years of insurance experience, mainly in financial and professional lines. Since joining Swiss Re in 2003, he held various positions within executive risks in underwriting and sales and later as the global head of this unit. Most recently, as head of financial and professional lines, Aerni was responsible for the global management of the segment.