Swiss Re has appointed Guido Fürer, currently head of the chief investment office, group chief investment officer and member of the Group executive committee. He succeeds David Blumer who is leaving the company.
Additionally, John R. Dacey, head of group strategy and strategic investments, has been named as a new member of the group executive committee. In addition, Dacey will become chairman of Swiss Re’s Admin Re business.
Fürer has been responsible for Swiss Re’s global asset allocation, portfolio steering and portfolio analytics, as well as for the reinsurance business unit’s investments. In assuming the role of group chief investment officer, he will take on overall responsibility for managing all investments of the Swiss Re Group.
Dacey joined Swiss Re in October 2012 as head of group strategy and strategic investments. Prior to Swiss Re, he was at AXA as group vice chairman for Asia- Pacific was a member member of AXA’s group executive committee.