Bermuda domiciled reinsurer PartnerRe has announced the appointment of António Horta – Osório to its Board of Directors as an Independent Director.
Effective May 27th, Horta – Osório will join PartnerRe’s Board and and also become Chairman of the Investment Committee and a member of the Underwriting and Risk Committee.
He is currently the Chairman of Credit Suisse’s Board, having been appointed in April 2021.
Previously, Horta – Osório served on the Board of Exor N.V. as a non-executive director from July 2015 until May 2021, as Group Chief Executive of Lloyds Banking Group and as an Executive Director on the board from 2011 until April 2021.
Prior to that, he was the Chief Executive of Santander UK plc and Executive Vice President of Grupo Santander.
“On behalf of the Board, Jacques Bonneau and I are pleased to welcome António,” said PartnerRe Board Chairman, Brian Dowd.
“His experience in the Financial Services sector spans over 34 years and he brings a depth and breadth of expertise that will further enhance the strength of the PartnerRe Board.”
With this change, the PartnerRe Ltd. Board comprises six directors of which four are independent from the company.