Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has appointed Mr. Bijan Daftari as Country Manager for Germany. In this role, Mr. Daftari will be responsible for managing the strategy, development and performance of the company's presence in the German commercial insurance market. He will be based in Munich and report directly to Tony Buckle, CEO, Europe, Middle East and Africa at Swiss Re Corporate Solutions.
"Germany is a significant market for us and Bijan is joining us at an exciting time," said Mr. Buckle. "We are growing our presence and starting to lead primary business. The key will be to continue our momentum in delivering relevant products and services to clients and brokers locally."
Mr. Daftari spent most of his 25-year career in the German insurance sector holding various positions in the primary market.
"Bijan has a wealth of industry expertise coupled with strong underwriting and management skills," added Mr. Buckle. "He is a well-established executive with a proven track record managing insurance portfolios. We're confident that under Bijan's leadership we will continue to build on our success in the German market."
Mr. Daftari is a German national and holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Essen. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has offices serving the German market in Frankfurt and Munich.