Leopoldo CAMARA appointed Head P&C Reinsurance Northern, Central & Eastern Europe

6 June 2024 — Daniela GHETU

Leopoldo CAMARA has been appointed Head P&C Reinsurance for Swiss Re's business in Northern, Central and Eastern Europe (NCEE) and Country President Germany, effective 1 August 2024 (pending regulatory approval).

In addition to his new role, Leopoldo CAMARA will continue with direct client management responsibility, serving as Swiss Re's Head Globals for NCEE. He will be based in Munich.

Swiss Re's CEO Property & Casualty Reinsurance Urs BAERTSCHI said: "Our appointment of Leopoldo CAMARA brings together the best of both worlds. He is a seasoned insurance executive, with broad international experience, possessing the right background to manage our business in this important region, and he understands clients' needs and skillfully brings our experts together to address them."

As announced last month, Beat STREBEL, who has been serving as interim head for Property & Casualty Reinsurance NCEE, will move to Beijing to become Swiss Re's CEO Reinsurance China & China Country President.

Who is Leopoldo CAMARA

Leopoldo CAMARA joined Swiss Re in 2005 and has worked in functions across the organization, including Group Finance, Group Risk Management and Life & Health Business Management. In 2016, he joined the Globals Division that services Swiss Re's largest reinsurance clients as Key Account Manager for German and Spanish clients. Most recently, Leopoldo CAMARA held the position as Head Globals Europe.

Prior to joining Swiss Re, Leopoldo CAMARA worked for the Gerling-Konzern in Germany, the Mexican Insurance Regulator, and for Zurich Insurance and Converium in Switzerland.

Leopoldo CAMARA is a trained economist from ITAM in Mexico and holds MBA and Msc degrees in Applied Economics from the University of Rochester – Simon Business School.