Paul Murray appointed new Swiss Re Head Life & Health Products

Paul Murray has been appointed Head Life & Health Products with immediate effect.  Paul succeeds Russell Higginbotham who became Swiss Re's CEO of Reinsurance EMEA this past September.

Paul brings 20-plus years of re/insurance experience to the role, most recently serving as Chief Pricing Officer and Head of the global L&H Products Centre.   In this role, he leads a global team tasked with approving large and complex transactions, approving frameworks for terms of business and helping to  manage the overall L&H portfolio of risk.  Under Paul's leadership, Swiss Re delivered a completely refreshed global Life Guide which continues to be the industry's go-to underwriting manual.

Paul has been with Swiss Re since 2003 and has developed a reputation for his excellent leadership skills earned through leading teams in Asia, the UK, Ireland and Africa and globally.  Prior to Swiss Re, he worked for an actuarial consultancy.  Paul is Scottish and an avid participant in endurance challenge running and cycling events.  Paul is also a committed Crystal Palace FC fan and on the weekends enjoys attending home matches along with spending time with his wife and children who are also active in youth sports.

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