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Swiss Re's Group CIO Guido Fürer to retire after 25 years with the Company

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Swiss Re's Group CIO Guido Fürer to retire after 25 years with the Company

12.09.2022 / 09:45 CET/CEST

Zurich, 12 September 2022Swiss Re's Group Chief Investment Officer and Country President Switzerland, Guido Fürer, has decided to retire effective 31 March 2023, after 25 years with the Company and having served as Group CIO for a full decade.

Guido Fürer, Swiss Re's Group Chief Investment Officer, said: "After a 35-year-long, fulfilling career in the financial sector, I want to enjoy more time with my family and dedicate myself to my pro bono activities on various foundation boards."

Christian Mumenthaler, Swiss Re's Group Chief Executive Officer, said: "While we fully respect Guido's decision, we will miss him and his relentless commitment to the Company. Guido also has continuously reinforced Swiss Re's stature as one of the cornerstones of the Swiss financial center."

Sergio Ermotti, Chairman of Swiss Re's Board of Directors, said: "On behalf of the Swiss Re Board of Directors, I would like to thank Guido Fürer for his huge contribution to the success of the Group over the past 25 years. I wish him all the best for his future endeavors. Until the actual transition will take place, Guido will continue to serve the Company with full dedication and commitment. His passion for his team's and the Company's performance will help us ensure a smooth transition."

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Swiss Re
The Swiss Re Group is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cyber crime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally.

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Language: English
Company: Swiss Re Ltd
Mythenquai 50/60
8022 Zurich
Phone: +41 (0) 43 285 71 71
ISIN: CH0126881561
Valor: 12688156
Listed: SIX Swiss Exchange
EQS News ID: 1440117

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1440117  12.09.2022 CET/CEST