Gerhard Lohmann was appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Reinsurance business unit with effect from 1 June 2012.
In addition, he is also the CFO of Swiss Re's main insurance carrier, Swiss Re Zurich limited (SRZ).
Gerhard joined Swiss Re from Credit Suisse where he held various senior positions, both in the Asset Management division as well as in the Corporate & Retail and in the Private Bank. In Asset Management he was the CFO of Asset Management globally from 2005 to 2009, and he was the Chief Operating Officer of the EMEA region prior to joining Swiss Re.
Prior to his career at Credit Suisse Gerhard was a Senior Management Consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers where he focused on Value Based Management, finance transformation projects, business restructuring and post-merger integration.
Gerhard is a Swiss and German citizen. Gerhard holds a PhD in economics from the University of Fribourg in Switzerland and he is a Wharton alumni.