Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has promoted William Porter as head International Programs Americas, and Reto Collenberg as head International Programs APAC and EMEA, both effective Aug.1.
Together they will oversee Swiss Re Corporate Solutions’ International Programs business and market strategy globally.
Based in New York, Porter will lead the International Program efforts in the U.S. and Canada and drive the International Program expansion into Latin America. He will lead a team of risk experts delivering technology backed insurance solutions to help customers manage international exposures.
Based in Zurich, Collenberg will head Swiss Re Corporate Solutions’ International Programs business and market strategy in the EMEA and APAC region. He will also lead a team that drives the marketing activities for PULSE, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions’ proprietary technology platform for International Programs.
Porter brings nearly 20 years of insurance experience to this role, leading and managing integrated services for large Property customers, carriers and brokers. Since joining Corporate Solutions in 2020, he has held leadership positions in International Programs, and as a business deal architect. Most recently, Porter was International Programs lead for the U.S. and Canada.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He also received a CPCU designation from the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters.
Collenberg has held roles as a property underwriter for large multinational accounts and led Corporate Solutions’ Property Underwriting unit in EMEA. He was also head of the Property US Wholesale team and later became head of Regional Markets, which included overall responsibility for the build-up and development of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions’ proposition in several EMEA countries. He joined Corporate Solutions in January 2016, according to his LinkedIn profile.
Collenberg completed an insurance apprenticeship with Zurich Insurance in Chur, Switzerland, before gaining a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Applied Sciences for Business Administration in Zurich. He has also been trained as a Certified Insurance Specialist at the KV Business School Zurich.
Source: Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
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