Beat Schnegg Chief Underwriter & Head EMEA & Americas

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Beat Schnegg is Chief Underwriter Agriculture & Head EMEA & Americas. He is a member of the Specialty Executive Team.

Beat joined Swiss Re in Zürich in 1989 as an account underwriter for property and casualty business. After a job rotation in our operations in New York, he joined, and later led, the team in charge of the Belgian and Netherlands markets.

In 2003, Beat was appointed Head of the Run-off unit of Swiss Re Zürich, and assumed additional market responsibilities in 2006 when a new global department overseeing all Swiss Re run-off and retrocession portfolios was set up. He led a team that was in-charge of Swiss Re's proprietary run-off portfolios in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Western/Southern Europe.

From July 2012 Beat lead the P&C Claims Team in Asia. As of July 2013, he also took over as Regional Head for Business Management Asia (Claims, Technical Accounting, Reserving and Run-off). During his time in Asia, Beat was a member of the Asia Management Team.

Beat was appointed Head of Agriculture Reinsurance in July 2015.