Swiss Re Offers Expert Advice on Hurricanes, Twisters, Space Weather

August 18, 2000

Swiss Re announced that it “has experts available to speak on the risks and costs associated with natural catastrophes and other important topics impacting individuals, businesses and the environment around the globe.”

The company has set up a program under the direction of Werner Schaad, chief risk and reinsurance officer in North America, to make experts available during the present hurricane season on a 24 hour a day – 7 days a week basis. Further information can be obtained at – www.swissre.com/e/publications/natural1/cyclons.html.

Also available is Glenn McGillivray the author of Swiss Re’s recently published study on Tornadoes,”Twister! The Professional Reinsurer’s Perspective”, which can be obtained from the Swiss Re website – www.swissre.com. Further information on tornadoes is available at – www.swissre.com/e/issues/twister.html.

In formation concerning space weather phenomenon, which is also discussed in a recent Swiss Re report is also available from the website.

Information concerning any of these topics can also be obtained by contacting Steve Dishart at 212 317-5640 or by E-mail at – stephen_dishart@swissre.com.

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