News Archive 1999

Date News release
30 Dec 99  Winter storms in Europe
16 Dec 99 Clarence Yeung becomes Head of Corporate Development in the Asia division
09 Dec 99 Natural catastrophes and man-made disasters 1999
06 Dec 99 Swiss Re to acquire Underwriters Re Group
22 Nov 99 Appointments at Executive Board level
18 Nov 99 Swiss Re auctions reinsurance cover over the Internet
30 Sep 99 Swiss Re strengthens its business in Colombia
27 Sep 99 Ulrich Bremi attends the 11th annual IBLAC meeting in Shanghai
14 Sep 99 Swiss Re increases first-half earnings in 1999 by 49%
30 Aug 99 Swiss Re concentrates its French non-life business in Paris
15 Jul 99 Swiss Re and Beijing Normal University set up a research center
11 Jul 99 Policy Management Systems Corporation and Swiss Re Group announce strategic alliance
01 Jul 99 Giuseppe Benelli appointed to Swiss Re Executive Board
30 Jun 99 Swiss Re sets up service company in Tokyo
29 Jun 99 Martyn Parker appointed CEO for Swiss Re Southern Africa Limited
25 Jun 99 Swiss Re announces Ulrich Bremi´s successor
22 Jun 99 David H. Atkins elected Director of Swiss Re America Corporation
08 Jun 99 Swiss Re in America inaugurates on-line Autofac Property service
03 Jun 99 Swiss Re enlarges its Executive Board
06 May 99 Earnings per share up 20.7% to CHF 175
23 Apr 99 Professorial chair at University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
16 Apr 99 Swiss Re makes its knowledge available on the Internet
07 Apr 99 Martin Albers appointed Chief Executive of Swiss Re UK
01 Mar 99 Mark Futterman named Deputy Operations Manager at Swiss Re
24 Mar 99 Storms, hail and ice cause billion-dollar losses in 1998
22 Mar 99 Swiss Reinsurance America Corporation moves to a new headquarters
18 Mar 99 Swiss Re completes acquisition of Fox-Pitt, Kelton Group
04 Mar 99 Swiss Re announces proposed acquisition of Royal Maccabees Life Insurance Company
01 Mar 99 UN launches initiative to help member nations respond to the challenges of global ageing
15 Jan 99 Swiss Re America launches Strategic Financial Solutions Group
15 Jan 99 Neil Hohmann joins Swiss Re America's Strategic Financial Services unit
15 Jan 99 John C. Swigart joins Swiss Re America as Director Strategic Financial Solutions Group
06 Jan 99 The global reinsurance market in the midst of consolidation
04 Jan 99 Gloria Vogel joins Swiss Reinsurance America Corporation