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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Walter Kielholz

66 2009 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors

Christian Mumenthaler

48 2016 Group Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Renato Fassbind

62 2014 Non-Executive Vice Chairman and Lead Independent Director of the Board

David Cole

56 2014 Group Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Agostino Galvagni

57 2010 Chief Executive Officer Corporate Solutions, Member of the Executive Board

Jean-Jacques Henchoz

53 2012 Chief Executive Officer Reinsurance EMEA, Regional President EMEA, Member of the Executive Board

Thierry Leger

51 2016 Chief Executive Officer Life Capital, Member of the Executive Board

Moses Ojeisekhoba

51 2016 Chief Executive Officer Reinsurance, Member of the Executive Board

Jayne Plunkett

47 2016 Chief Executive Officer Reinsurance Asia, Regional President Asia and a member of the Group Executive Board

J. Eric Smith

60 2012 Chief Executive Officer Swiss Re Americas, Regional President Americas, Member of the Executive Board

Thomas Wellauer

62 2010 Member of the Executive Board, Group Chief Operating Officer

Guido Fuerer

54 2012 Member of the Executive Board, Group Chief Investment Officer

Patrick Raaflaub

52 2014 Group Chief Risk Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Jeff Summerville

2017 Head Casualty - Financial and Professional Services North America

John Dacey

57 2012 Group Chief Strategy Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Edouard Schmid

53 2017 Group Chief Underwriting Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Raymond Ch'ien

65 2008 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Mary Francis

69 2013 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Rajna Gibson Brandon

55 2000 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

C. Henrikson

70 2012 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Trevor Manuel

61 2015 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Carlos Represas

72 2010 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Philip Ryan

61 2015 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Paul Tucker

59 2016 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Susan Wagner

55 2014 Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Philippe Brahin

2015 Head Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Walter Kielholz

Mr. Walter B. Kielholz is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at Swiss Re Ltd since May 1, 2009. Additionally, he has been Chairman of the Chairman's and Governance Committee at the Company. He served as Non-Executive Independent Vice Chairman of the Board at Swiss Re from 2007 until May 1, 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Kielholz was Executive Vice Chairman from January 1, 2003. He studied Business Administration at Universitaet St. Gallen (University of St. Gallen) and graduated in 1976 with a Master degree in Business Finance and Accounting. His career began at the General Reinsurance Corporation, Zurich. After working in the United States, the United Kingdom and Italy, Mr. Kielholz assumed responsibility for the company's European marketing. In 1986, he joined Credit Suisse, Zurich, where Mr. Kielholz was responsible for client relations with large-sized insurance groups in the multinational services department. At the beginning of 1989, he joined Swiss Re, Zurich. Mr. Kielholz became Member of the Executive Board in January 1993 and was Swiss Re's Chief Executive Officer from January 1, 1997 to December 31, 2002. In June 1998, he was elected to Swiss Re’s Board of Directors, which at the same time appointed him Executive Director. Mr. Kielholz was elected to the Board of Directors of Credit Suisse Group in 1999. From January 1, 2003 till 2009 he was Chairman of that company’s Board of Directors. In addition, he is Chairman of the European Financial Round Table (EFR) and Member of the Board (President in 2006/2007) of the International Monetary Conference, among others.

Christian Mumenthaler

Dr. Christian Mumenthaler is appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Board of Swiss Re Ltd effective July 1, 2016. Previously he was Member of the Executive Board, Chief Executive Officer Reinsurance at Swiss Re AG since October 2011 till July 1, 2016. He became Chief Executive Officer Reinsurance and he is the Chief Executive Officer of Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd, the legal reinsurance arm of the Group. Before this, he had served as Chief Marketing Officer Reinsurance between January and October 2011. Dr. Mumenthaler was Head of Life & Health in the (re)insurance products area and Member of the Group Management Board (former Executive Board) between 2007 and 2010. He served as Chief Risk Officer of the Swiss Re Group between 2005 and 2007 and was also Member of the Executive Committee. In 2002, Dr. Mumenthaler had established a new unit, Group Retro and Syndication, with the aim to optimize the Group's risk and capital base through retrocession and securitization. As the head of this unit, he was responsible for a number of capital market transactions, including the first securitization of mortality risk. He started his professional career in 1997 as an associate with the Boston Consulting Group. He is Member of the Foundation Board of the International Risk Governance Council (IRGC) and of the Board of Directors of The Sustainability Forum Zuerich (TSF). He received a Doctorate (Ph.D.) degree from the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biophysics from Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule Zuerich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology/ ETH).

Renato Fassbind

Dr. Renato Fassbind, Ph.D., is Non-Executive Vice Chairman and Lead Independent Director of the Board of Swiss Re Ltd since 2014. He has been Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2012. He was Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Swiss Re AG since April 15, 2011. He has been Member of the Compensation Committee and the Audit Committee at the Company. After two years with Kunz Consulting AG, Zurich, Dr. Fassbind joined F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Basel, where he worked in Internal Audit from 1984 to 1990, and was appointed Head of Internal Audit in 1988. From 1986 to 1987, he was with Peat Marwick in New Jersey, working as a public accountant. In 1990, he joined ABB Ltd, Zurich, where he was the Head of Corporate Staff Audit from 1990 to 1996, and the Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Group Executive Committee from 1997 to 2002. In 2002, he joined Diethelm Keller Holding Ltd, Zurich, as the group's Chief Executive Officer. From 2004 to September 2010, he was the Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse Group. Dr. Fassbind is Senior Advisor to Credit Suisse, Member of the Board of Directors of Kuehne + Nagel International Ltd and Member of the Board of Directors of the Swiss Federal Audit Oversight Authority. He graduated from Universitaet Zuerich with a Ph.D. in Economics in 1982. In addition, he has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1986.

David Cole

Mr. David Cole is Group Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Board of Swiss Re Ltd since May 1, 2014. He was Chief Risk Officer and Member of the Executive Board at the company from March 1, 2011. Prior to that, he was Deputy Chief Risk Officer at the Company from November 1, 2010. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Georgia and an International Business Degree from Nyjenrode Business Universiteit in the Netherlands. Previously, he was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer as well as Member of the Board of Managing Directors at ABN AMRO Holding. He joined ABN AMRO in Amsterdam in 1984 as a trainee, and held a series of credit and relationship management positions in New York, Houston, Chicago and Amsterdam before being appointed Executive Vice President and Regional Head of Risk Management for Latin America in 1999, where he was based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In 2001, he returned to Amsterdam to undertake Corporate Center responsibility for Credit Portfolio Management within Group Risk Management. Later that year, he was appointed Managing Director and Head of Wholesale Clients (WCS) Change Management. In 2002, Mr. Cole became Chief Financial Officer of WCS and in 2004 was appointed Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of WCS. In January 2006, he became Head of Group Risk Management for ABN AMRO Bank and subsequently Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer in 2008, and was also a Member of the Board of Managing Directors until 2010.

Agostino Galvagni

Mr. Agostino Galvagni is Chief Executive Officer Corporate Solutions, Member of the Executive Board of Swiss Re Ltd since October 1, 2010. Before this function, he had served as Chief Operating Officer of Swiss Re since May 2009. Mr. Galvagni was appointed to the Executive Board in September 2005. In 2001, he had joined Swiss Re, Zurich, as Head of the Global Business Unit and Member of the Europe Division Executive Team. In 1999, Mr. Galvagni became Member of the Board of Management of Bavarian Re, then a wholly-owned subsidiary of Swiss Re, headquartered in Munich, Germany. Before this, he had worked with Swiss Re New Markets in New York, where he structured and marketed insurance-linked and asset-backed securities. He started working for Bavarian Re as a trainee, undertaking various activities in the fields of underwriting and marketing as well as project work. He holds a masters degree in Economics from the Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi in Milan.

Jean-Jacques Henchoz

Mr. Jean-Jacques Henchoz has been Chief Executive Officer Reinsurance EMEA, Regional President EMEA, Member of the Executive Board at Swiss Re Ltd since January 1, 2012. He assumed the leadership of the then Europe Division in March 2011 and also became Member of the Group Management Board. From 2005 until 2010, he was Chief Executive Officer of Swiss Re Canada. Prior to this, he was Head of Strategy for Swiss Re's Property & Casualty business since 2003. He joined Swiss Re in 1998, working in the Europe Division in Zurich and assumed several positions in Underwriting. Prior to joining Swiss Re, he was a Business Development Manager at SGS Societe Generale de Surveillance between 1995 and 1996 and held various roles at the Swiss Federal Department of Economic Affairs and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) between 1988 and 1995. He has a master’s degree in Political Science from Universite de Lausanne and an MBA from the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne.

Thierry Leger

Mr. Thierry Leger has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer Life Capital, Member of the Executive Board of Swiss Re Ltd effective January 1, 2016. Previously he served as Member of the Executive Board, Head of Life & Health Products at Swiss Re Ltd since July 1, 2013 till January 1, 2016. He was Member of the Executive Board and Head Globals at the company from January 1, 2010. He has been heading the Business Unit Global Clients in Zurich since 2008. He had served as Head Client Management and Member of the Executive Team for Swiss Re France after 2005. From 2001 until 2005, he was Marketing Executive for Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Central and Eastern Europe. He started his career in the civil construction industry before joining Swiss Re as an engineering underwriter in 1997. He holds a degree in Civil Engineering from Edgenoessische Technische Hochschule Zuerich (ETH, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich) and an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from Universitaet St. Gallen (University of St. Gallen).

Moses Ojeisekhoba

Mr. Moses Ojeisekhoba is Chief Executive Officer Reinsurance, Member of the Executive Board of Swiss Re Ltd since July 1, 2016. He has been Member of the Executive Board, Chief Executive Officer Reinsurance Asia, Regional President Asia at Swiss Re AG since March 15, 2012. He joined the Company in February 2012. He started his career in the insurance industry in 1990 at The Prudential Insurance Company of America as a registered representative and agent in California. From 1992 to 1996, he was Risk and Underwriting Manager at Unico American Corporation in California. He joined the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies in 1996 as regional underwriting manager in Chubb's Commercial Insurance division in California. In 1999, he became corporate product development manager in New Jersey, thereafter moving to London as strategic marketing manager for Chubb Europe. In 2002, he was appointed international field operations officer for Chubb Personal Insurance also based in London. From 2009 until February 2012, Mr. Ojeisekhoba served as head Asia Pacific of the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies. He holds a Master of Science in Management from London Business School and a Bachelor of Science in Statistics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He is a Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter.

Jayne Plunkett

Ms. Jayne Plunkett is Chief Executive Officer Reinsurance Asia, Regional President Asia and a member of the Executive Board of Swiss Re Ltd since July 1, 2016. She was Member of the Executive Board and Head Casualty Reinsurance of Swiss Re AG since April 1, 2012. She served as Head of Casualty Underwriting Asia from 2008, responsible for casualty treaty underwriting throughout Asia. She had joined Swiss Re as Head Regional Underwriting in 2006 as a consequence of the acquisition of GE Insurance Solutions. She was Head of Planning and Analysis at GE Insurance Solutions from 2005 to 2006. Before this assignment, she was Head of Casualty Risk Management (2004) and Deputy Chief Reserving Actuary (2003). She had joined GE Insurance Solutions in 1999 as Insurance Pricing Team Leader. She started her career at John Deere Insurance Company in 1992, where she held various positions focused on the Commercial Lines segment of the Property and Casualty Insurance business. Ms. Plunkett is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. Ms. Plunkett has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Drake University.

J. Eric Smith

Mr. J. Eric Smith has been Chief Executive Officer Swiss Re Americas, Regional President Americas, Member of the Executive Board at Swiss Re Ltd since January 1, 2012. He was Head of the Americas Division from July 11, 2011. Prior to joining Swiss Re AG, Mr. Smith held the position of President at USAA Life Insurance Co. from 2010, where he led the effort to provide life, health and annuity solutions through the direct channel. Before that, he was President of Allstate Financial Services from 2003, where he was responsible for their agency line of business. He also has knowledge of the Property and Casualty business from his 20-year career with Country Financial. Mr. Smith holds an MBA in Strategy, Marketing and Corporate Finance from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management and Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from the University of Illinois, USA.

Thomas Wellauer

Dr. Thomas Wellauer has been Member of the Executive Board, Group Chief Operating Officer at Swiss Re Ltd since October 1, 2010. Dr. Wellauer holds a Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule in Zuerich (ETH, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), as well as a Master of Business Administration from Universitaet Zuerich (University of Zurich). He started his professional career with McKinsey & Company, specializing in the financial services and pharmaceutical industry sectors, and becoming a partner in 1991 and Senior Partner in 1996. In 1997, Dr. Wellauer was named Chief Executive Officer of the Winterthur Insurance Group, which was later acquired by Credit Suisse. At Credit Suisse, he was a Member of the Group Executive Board, initially responsible for the group's insurance business before becoming Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Services division in 2000. From 2003 until 2006, he headed the global turnaround project at Clariant. Subsequently, Dr. Wellauer joined Novartis as Head of Corporate Affairs, becoming Member of the Executive Committee of Novartis in 2007. From April 2009 until end of September 2010, he was a Member of the Supervisory Board of Munich Re.

Guido Fuerer

Dr. Guido Fuerer is Member of the Executive Board and Chief Investment Officer at Swiss Re Ltd since November 1, 2012. Previously, he was Head Chief Investment Officer with responsibility for Global Asset Allocation, Portfolio Steering and Portfolio Analytics at the Company. In addition, he was Head Asset Management Reinsurance. Prior to these roles, he worked for Swiss Re Capital Partners between 2001 and 2004 with responsibility for European strategic participations. Dr. Fuerer joined Swiss Re in 1997 as Managing Director in the New Markets Division focusing on Alternative Risk Transfer. Prior to Swiss Re, he worked for eight years for Swiss Bank Corporation/O'Connor & Associates in option trading and structured capital market transactions in Chicago, New York, London and Zurich. He earned a Master in Economics and a Ph.D. in Financial Risk Management from the Universitaet Zuerich and an Executive MBA from INSEAD.

Patrick Raaflaub

Mr. Patrick Raaflaub has been Group Chief Risk Officer, Member of the Executive Board of Swiss Re Ltd since September 1, 2014. he began his career as a research fellow at the University of St. Gallen and then worked for Credit Suisse and a consulting start-up. He joined Swiss Re in 1994 and was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Swiss Re Italia SpA in 1997, and then was Divisional Controller Americas Division from 2000. He worked as Head of Finance Zurich from 2003, then Regional Chief Financial Officer Europe and Asia from 2005. From 2006, he was Head of Group Capital Management, where he was responsible for capital management at Group level and global regulatory affairs. In 2008 he joined the Swiss Financial Markets Supervisory Authority FINMA as Chief Executive Officer. Patrick Raaflaub returned to Swiss Re in 2014. He holds Ph.D. in Political Science, Universitaet St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Jeff Summerville

Mr. Jeff Summerville serves as Head Casualty - Financial and Professional Services North America of the Company. Since 2014, Mr. Summerville has effectively managed the Financial & Professional Lines businesses inNorth Americafor Swiss Re Corporate Solutions. He has overseen the expansion of the Management Liability, Professional Liability, Cyber and Transactional Liability businesses. Focusing primarily on Financial, Professional Liability and Casualty markets, Mr. Summerville has over 25 years of positive underwriting and managerial experience. He is a subject matter expert in management liability insurance and alternative risk solutions. Mr. Summerville holds an MBA from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management and a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Iowa.

John Dacey

Mr. John Robert Dacey is Group Chief Strategy Officer and Member of the Executive Board at Swiss Re Ltd since November 1, 2012. He joined Swiss Re on October 1, 2012 from AXA where he was Group Vice-Chairman for Asia-Pacific as well as Member of the Group Executive Committee. He joined AXA in 2007 as Group Regional Chief Executive Officer for Japan and Asia-Pacific and Member of the Board of AXA APH (Australia) as well as multiple operating businesses. Prior to joining AXA, he had been Chief Strategy Officer and Member of the Group Executive Board, Risk Committee and Investment Committee at Winterthur Insurance from 2005. From 2000 until 2004, he was Winterthur's Chief Financial Officer and Member of both the Winterthur Group Executive Board and Credit Suisse's Risk Committee. He joined Winterthur Insurance in 1998 as Head of Corporate Development. From 1990 until 1998, Mr. Dacey was consultant and elected Partner at McKinsey & Company in New York and Rome. He started his professional career in 1986 at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as a Senior Analyst. He holds a master's degree in Public Policy from the Harvard University (1984-1986) and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the Washington University St Louis (1978-1982).

Edouard Schmid

Mr. Edouard Schmid will serve as Group Chief Underwriting Officer, Member of the Executive Board of Swiss Re Ltd with effect from July 1, 2017. He was Member of the Executive Board and Head Property & Specialty Reinsurance at Swiss Re AG since May 15, 2012. He served as Head Property & Casualty Risk and Actuarial Management since 2008 and, concurrently, as Chief Risk Officer Corporate Solutions since 2011, being based in Zurich. During his tenure as Head Property & Casualty Risk and Actuarial Management, he led, among other tasks, the expansion of the Risk Management Hub in Bangalore, India. From 2003 until 2008 he was based in Hong Kong as Chief Underwriter Property & Specialty Asia. Prior to this assignment, he became Head Cat Perils & Retrocession in 2002. Mr. Schmid joined Swiss Re in 1991 as a risk analyst. He holds a Master degree in Physics from Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule Zuerich.

Raymond Ch'ien

Dr. Raymond K. F. Ch'ien is Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Swiss Re Ltd since April 18, 2008. He also serves as Chairman of the Boards of Directors of MTR Corporation Limited and Hang Seng Bank Limited. He is also Member of the Board of Directors of the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, Convenience Retail Asia Limited, China Resources Power Holdings Company Limited, the Wharf (Holdings) Limited, and the Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange. In addition, he holds positions in several public service institutions. He is Chairman of the Hong Kong/European Union Business Cooperation Committee, honorary President of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries, and Member of the Standing Committee of the Tianjin Municipal Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. He became a Trustee of the University of Pennsylvania in 2006. He was Chairman of CDC Corporation from 1999 to 2011. From 1984 to 1997, he was Group Managing Director of Lam Soon Hong Kong Group. He studied at the University of Pennsylvania, graduating with a Ph.D. in economics in 1978.

Mary Francis

Ms. Mary Francis is Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Swiss Re Ltd since April 10, 2013. She joined the UK Civil Service in 1971, focusing on financial and economic policy. She held a number of senior positions including Financial Counsellor at the British Embassy in Washington DC from 1990 to 1992, Private Secretary to the Prime Minister from 1992 to 1995 and Deputy Private Secretary to the Queen from 1995 to 1999. Between 1999 and 2005 she was Director General of the Association of British Insurers. She was a nonexecutive director of the Bank of England from 2001 to 2007 and a member of the board of directors of Aviva plc from 2005 to 2012. She serves as senior independent director of Centrica plc, Board member of Ensco plc and senior advisor to Chatham House. She holds Masters of Arts from Newnham College, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Rajna Gibson Brandon

Dr. Rajna Gibson Brandon is Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Swiss Re Ltd since June 2000. Additionally, she has been Member of the Finance and Risk Committee, as well as Investment Committee of the Company. She studied Business and Economics at Universite de Geneve (University of Geneva), graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1982 and a Doctorate (Ph.D.) degree in Economics and Social Sciences in 1987. Dr. Gibson Brandon is currently professor of finance at the University of Geneva. She was a professor of financial economics at the University of Zurich from March 2000 until July 2008 and was previously a professor of finance at the University of Lausanne. Dr. Gibson Brandon occupies the position of Deputy Director of the National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) 'Financial Valuation and Risk Management' research network, Director of Research of the Swiss Finance Institute (SFI) and Adviser to scientific councils of various educational institutions. She was Member of the Swiss Federal Banking Commission until the end of 2004.

C. Henrikson

Mr. C. Robert Henrikson is Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Swiss Re Ltd since April 13, 2012. He served as Chairman of the Board of MetLife, Inc. from April 2006 to December 2011 and was MetLife's Chief Executive Officer from March 2006 through April 2011. He is Member of the Board of Directors of Invesco Ltd. In July 2010 he was appointed to the President's Export Council. He is the former Chairman of the American Council of Life Insurers, a former Chairman of the Financial Services Forum, a Director Emeritus of the American Benefits Council and Chairman of the Board of the Wharton School's S.S. Huebner Foundation for Insurance Education. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of Emory University. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania and holds a law degree from Emory University School of Law.

Trevor Manuel

Mr. Trevor Manuel is Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Swiss Re Ltd since April 21, 2015. He is a member of the Audit Committee and the Investment Committee. He served in the South African government for more than 20 years, including as Minister of Finance from 1996 to 2009 and as Minister in Presidency, responsible for the National Planning Commission, from 2009 to 2014. He held positions at international bodies, including the United Nations Commission for Trade and Development, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the G20, the African Development Bank and the Southern African Development Community. Trevor Manuel is Chancellor of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Professor Extraordinaire at the University of Johannesburg and Honorary Professor at the University of Cape Town.

Carlos Represas

Mr. Carlos Eduardo Represas has been Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Swiss Re Ltd since April 2010. He has been Member of the Compensation Committee at the Company. He studied Economics at Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (National University of Mexico) and Industrial Economics at Instituto Politecnico Nacional (National Polytechnic Institute), Mexico. He completed further studies in the areas of Finance, Marketing and Management in the United States and in Switzerland. Mr. Represas was Chairman of the Board of Nestle Group Mexico from 1983 to 2010. He has served on the Boards of Directors of Bombardier Inc and Merck & Co Inc, and on the Board of the Mexican Health Foundation AC. Furthermore, he has been Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the National Institute of Genomic Medicine, Mexico, President of the Mexico Chapter of the Latin American Chamber of Commerce in Switzerland, and a Member of the Latin America Business Council (CEAL). Between 1968 and 2004, he held various senior positions at Nestle in the United States, Latin America and Europe. He was Executive Vice President and also Head of the Americas of Nestle SA from 1994 to 2004.

Philip Ryan

Mr. Philip K. Ryan is Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Swiss Re Ltd since April 21, 2015. He chairs the Finance and Risk Committee and is a member of the Chairman’s and Governance Committee and the Audit Committee. He is also Chairman of Swiss Re America Holding Corporation. He held various positions with Credit Suisse from 1985 to 2008, including Chairman of the Financial Institutions Group, Chief Financial Officer of Credit Suisse Group Ltd, Chief Financial Officer of Credit Suisse Asset Management, and Managing Director of CSFB Financial Institutions Group. He was Chief Financial Officer of the Power Corporation of Canada from 2008 to 2012. In that capacity, he was a director of IGM Financial Inc., Great-West Lifeco Inc., and several of their subsidiaries, including Putnam Investments.

Paul Tucker

Sir Paul Tucker is Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Swiss Re Ltd since April 22, 2016. He is a member of the Finance and Risk Committee and the Investment Committee. was the Deputy Governor of the Bank of England from 2009 to 2013. He held various senior roles at the Bank of England from 1980 onwards, including as a member of the Monetary Policy Committee, Financial Policy Committee, Prudential Regulatory Authority Board and Court of Directors. He also served as a member of the Steering Committee of the G20 Financial Stability Board and as a member of the Board of the Bank for International Settlements. In 2014, he was granted a knighthood for his services to central banking. He holds BA in Mathematics and Philosophy, Trinity College, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Susan Wagner

Ms. Susan L. Wagner is Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Swiss Re Ltd since April 11, 2014. She is a co-founder of BlackRock, where she served as Vice Chairman and a member of the Global Executive and Operating Committees before retiring in mid-2012. Over the course of her nearly 25 years with the firm, Susan L. Wagner served in several roles such as Chief Operating Officer, Head of Strategy, Corporate Development, Investor Relations, Marketing and Communications, Alternative Investments and International client businesses. Prior to founding BlackRock, Susan L. Wagner was a Vice President at Lehman Brothers supporting the investment banking and capital markets activities of mortgage and savings institutions. She serves as Board member of BlackRock, Inc. and Apple Inc. and Member of the Boards of Trustees of the Hackley School and Wellesley College. She holds BA in English and economics from Wellesley College, USA and MBA in Finance from University of Chicago, USA.

Philippe Brahin