Reinsurance News

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions names new Country Head Aus/NZ

7th June 2021 - Author: Katie Baker

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, the commercial insurance arm of reinsurer Swiss Re, has appointed Christine Bell as Country Head Australia & New Zealand.

Bell will be based in Sydney, with her position taking place in August.

She succeeds Melanie Slack who has taken up the position of Head UK, Ireland, SA & EMEA Wholesale at Corporate Solutions.

In this position, Bell will lead the Corporate Solutions team, overseeing the further development and implementation of the commercial insurance market strategy in Australia and New Zealand.

She will also be a member of the Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Asia Pacific Executive Team.


Jonathan Rake, Regional CEO APAC, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions commented: “Christine joins a strong team in Australia and New Zealand. Christine has broad customer and market experience in the region.

“This, combined with her proven strength in leading teams and driving business performance across commercial insurance lines, saw her as our standout candidate for the role.

“I am excited for Christine and the opportunities that lie ahead for her and the Corporate Solutions team in Australia and New Zealand. I am confident her collaborative leadership style will drive positive outcomes for the team and the business.”

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Recent Reinsurance News

Getting your daily reinsurance news from Reinsurance News is a simple way to receive only the reinsurance industry news that matters, delivered directly to your email inbox.

  • Only email is mandatory, but the more you tell us about yourself the better we can serve you in future!
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

By submitting the form you are giving your consent to be emailed by us.

Read previous post:
IFRS 17 to cost global insurance industry as much as $20bn: WTW

The implementation of IFRS 17, the International Financial Reporting Standard that was issued by the International Accounting Standards Board, is...