Global reinsurer MS Amlin has appointed Michael Koller to succeed Catherine Farnworth as the firm’s Chief Risk Officer on September 20.
Farnworth is due to leave after over eight years of service but will remain until 24 September to ensure a smooth handover.
Koller will be based in Zurich and joins from Prudential, having served as Group Risk Director for nine years.
Prior to this, he was the CRO at Aviva, building and leading the business’ global risk team in addition to being a member of the European Executive Board.
“I am pleased to announce Michael’s appointment as Chief Risk Officer (CRO),” said Martin Albers, Interim CEO and Chairman of MS Amlin AG.
“With his deep regulatory knowledge and strategic expertise, Michael’s appointment demonstrates our ability to attract the highest level of talent from across the industry.
“I am confident that he will play a key role as we continue to focus on executing our business strategy, building a global, full-service and diversified reinsurance business, underpinned by strong shareholder capital, that meets the growing needs of our clients around the world.
“I would also like to take the opportunity to thank Catherine for her hard work and dedication to the business. We wish her all the best for the future.”