Zurich, Switzerland - 27 October 2014 - Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has opened an office in Frankfurt, Germany, to reinforce its presence in the German commercial insurance market. The office's initial focus is on providing property and surety products to corporations in Germany. To lead the European surety business, Sigurd Jander joined Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and will be based in Frankfurt.
Tony Buckle, Head of Europe, Middle East & Africa for Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, comments: "The office in Frankfurt broadens our presence in Germany and opens up new opportunities. It is a concrete example of how we combine proximity to clients with our value proposition of underwriting expertise, innovation and financial stability."
Kuno Linder, Country Manager Germany for Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, says: "We see attractive growth opportunities in the German markets for property and surety, Europe's largest and second largest, respectively. In time, the office will offer our broad range of products and services to German clients."
The office in Frankfurt complements Swiss Re Corporate Solutions' German representation in Munich. They support the company's strategy of bringing its products and services closer to clients and brokers in their local markets. Both offices represent Swiss Re Corporate Solutions' legal entity Swiss Re International SE.
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions offers insurance capacity to mid-sized and large multinational corporations across the globe. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves customers from over 40 offices worldwide and is backed by the financial strength of the Swiss Re Group.