Swiss Re appoints new Principal Officer for Singapore

20 July 2004, Singapore

Singapore: Swiss Re today announced the appointment of Dr Reto Brosi as Principal Officer of the company's Singapore Branch.

Mr John Lockyer, who has served as Principal Officer since 1999, is relinquishing the position on reaching retirement age. Dr Brosi is currently General Manager of Swiss Re's Property and Casualty business for South East Asia. Before his move to Singapore in early 2003, he led the casualty treaty underwriting team at the company's Divisional Underwriting Office in Hong Kong, where he was responsible for strategy development, business planning, strategy execution, as well as for underwriting guidelines and senior level client contacts.

He joined Swiss Re in 1994 in the Asia-Pacific Planning, Development Department in Zurich, Switzerland, and moved to Hong Kong in 2000. Mr Brosi received his PhD in 1993 from the University of Basel and Geneva.