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Thierry Léger Group Chief Underwriting Officer

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Professional experience

Thierry Léger started his career in the civil construction industry before joining Swiss Re as an engineering underwriter in 1997. In 2001 he moved to Swiss Re New Markets, providing non-traditional solutions to insurance clients. Between 2003 and 2005 he was a member of the executive team in France as leader of the sales team. From 2006, Thierry Léger assumed increasing responsibility for Swiss Re’s largest clients, ultimately becoming the Head of the newly-created Globals Division in 2010 and a member of the then existing Group Management Board. In 2013, Thierry Léger became Head of Life & Health Products Reinsurance. As of January 2016, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer Life Capital and member of the Group Executive Committee. With effect from 1 September 2020, Thierry Léger assumed the role of Group Chief Underwriting Officer.

Educational background

  • Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland
  • Executive MBA, University of St.Gallen, Switzerland

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