Swiss Re wins Life Reinsurance Company of the Year

Swiss Re has been named Life Reinsurance Company of the Year for 2012 at the 19th Annual Worldwide Reinsurance Awards.


Alison Martin

The prize was awarded for Swiss Re's "track record for innovation in a sector which has been hard hit by ongoing uncertainty in the global economy" according to the award's renowned judging panel.

The company received plaudits for its Vita Insurance Linked Security programme and technological solutions such as Magnum in particular.

On receiving the award, Alison Martin, Swiss Re's Head of Life & Health, Reinsurance said: "It's always a privilege to be rewarded for success.

We are particularly pleased to have been recognised for our innovation, which is essential to the success of any Life & Health reinsurer.

Our aim is to build on this and work with our worldwide Life & Health clients to deliver first-class solutions to consumers throughout the world, helping to close societies' vast protection gaps."