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.”