Swiss Re Corporate Solutions appoints Robert Hunziker as Asia Pacific Head Property & Specialty

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions appoints Robert Hunziker as Asia Pacific Head Property & Specialty, effective 1 September 2020. In this role, Mr. Hunziker will be responsible for providing underwriting leadership, portfolio steering and growing the Property & Specialty product offering in the region. He will be based in Singapore and succeeds Stanley Cochrane who will move back to Switzerland.

Currently Head US Central & West Region, Mr. Hunziker has 20 years of insurance experience. Since joining Swiss Re in 2001, he has held various underwriting and leadership roles across Europe and the US. Mr. Hunziker's accomplishments include positioning the Chicago office as the US Central hub, driving strategic direction for his North America sub-region and managing a significant portfolio across all lines of business. Earlier in his career, Mr. Hunziker built our North American Energy hub and opened the Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Houston office.

"I would like to thank Stanley for all his contributions over almost three decades with Swiss Re and wish him well for the future. Although we will miss Stanley, we're fortunate to have a rich talent pool and in Robert we're gaining a high calibre leader with deep commercial and technical skills," states Jonathan Rake, CEO Asia Pacific, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions. "This appointment reflects our dedication to strengthen our position in the commercial insurance market and deliver high-quality underwriting expertise to our customers in the region."

A Swiss national, Mr. Hunziker holds a MSc from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH) and a CAS in Corporate Finance from the University of Zurich.  

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves customers and brokers throughout Asia Pacific by providing financial protection from a wide range of risks.