Jean-Jacques Henchoz Chief Executive Officer Reinsurance Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) / Regional President EMEA

Jean-Jacques Henchoz started his career in 1988 at the Swiss Federal Department of Economic Affairs and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

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Jean-Jacques Henchoz joined Swiss Re in 1998 as facultative property underwriter in the Europe Division, and in 1999 moved to the Swiss Re New Markets Division as finite risk underwriter. From 2000 he served as Head Financial Solutions until becoming Head of Strategy for Property & Casualty in 2003. From 2005 to 2010, he was Chief Executive Officer of Swiss Re Canada. Jean-Jacques Henchoz assumed leadership of the Europe Division in March 2011. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer Reinsurance EMEA, Regional President EMEA and member of the Group Executive Committee in January 2012.

Jean-Jacques Henchoz, born 1964, is a Swiss citizen.

Educational background

  • Master’s Degree in Political Science, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
  • MBA, International Institute for Management Development (IMD), Switzerland