Joerg Reinhardt Member (non-executive, independent)

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Joerg Reinhardt was elected to the Board of Directors of Swiss Re Ltd in 2017. He is a member of the Compensation Committee.

Professional experience

Joerg Reinhardt has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Novartis since 2013. He was Chairman of the Board of Management and the Executive Committee of Bayer Health Care from 2010 to 2013 and, prior to that, held various executive positions at Novartis. He was Chief Operating Officer from 2008 to 2010, headed the Vaccines and Diagnostics Division from 2006 to 2008 and held a number of other senior roles, primarily in research and development, in the preceding years. Joerg Reinhardt started his career at Sandoz Pharma Ltd, a predecessor company of Novartis, in 1982.

External appointments

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Novartis Inc.
  • Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Novartis Foundation

Educational background

  • PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Saarland University, Germany