Christian Lang was appointed General Counsel Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and permanent guest of the Corporate Solutions Executive Committee on 1 February 2020.
Christian is a seasoned attorney who is responsible for providing expert legal counsel to senior management, overseeing all legal matters relating to Corporate Solutions and also leading the legal department. Further, Christian is responsible for defining and implementing the legal strategy for Corporate Solutions.
Christian joined Swiss Re as Claims Key Case Advisor in 2014. In this capacity, he dealt at group level with the largest exposures of Swiss Re's Property & Casualty business. He supported the regional claims teams in legal matters with a primary focus on EMEA and APAC. In October 2018 he assumed the role as Head Legal EMEA for Swiss Re Corporate Solutions.
Before joining Swiss Re in 2014, he was a partner in a well know Zurich law firm working mainly for clients from the insurance industry for more than a decade. Christian also served as the General Representative for FM Global in Switzerland for a number of years, facilitating the build-up and development of FM's Swiss branch.
Christian holds a master's degree in law from the University of Zurich and an LL.M. from New York University. He is admitted to practice law in Switzerland and in New York, where he had lived and worked from 2003 to 2005.
He is married, has two children and lives near Zurich, Switzerland. In his leisure time, he likes to spend time in the mountains and riding motorcycles with friends across Switzerland and beyond.