Jean-Jacques Henchoz News

Reinsurers Maintain Upward Pricing Momentum—But Will It Last?

Positive pricing momentum—it’s the favorite phrase of many reinsurance executives, who are hoping that the momentum they’ve seen in 2019 will continue during the coming January renewals and beyond. The question is whether they will be disappointed, once again. Over …

Henchoz Succeeds Wallin as Hannover Re’s Chief Executive Officer

Hannover Re announced that Jean-Jacques Henchoz has stepped into the role of chief executive officer, succeeding Ulrich Wallin who is retiring. Prior to joining Hannover Re, Henchoz had been in charge of the region Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) …

Swiss Re Names Higginbotham as CEO Reinsurance EMEA, Succeeding Henchoz

Swiss Re announced that Russell Higginbotham has been appointed CEO Reinsurance EMEA and regional president EMEA and member of the group executive committee, effective Sept. 1, 2018. Higginbotham succeeds Jean-Jacques Henchoz, who has decided to leave Swiss Re to become …

Hannover Re’s CEO Wallin to Retire, Succeeded by Swiss Re’s Henchoz

Hannover Re announced that Chief Executive Officer Ulrich Wallin will retire following the company’s annual general meeting on May 8, 2019. He will be succeeded on that date by Jean-Jacques Henchoz (53), who has been appointed as a member of …

Swiss Re Appoints O’Neill as CEO of UK & Ireland

Swiss Re announced that Frank O’Neill has been appointed CEO of the company’s UK & Ireland business, effective Feb. 1. O’Neill has been the CEO of Swiss Re’s Middle East and Africa business for the past three years. He replaces …