Fred was appointed as Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Chief Executive Officer for Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) per July 1st, 2017. Based in Zurich, Fred is responsible for overseeing Corporate Solutions business and strategy in the EMEA region.
Prior to his current position, Fred served as Chief Executive Officer for Corporate Solutions in the Asia Pacific region from October 2013 to June 2017, based in Singapore. During his tenure in the Asia Pacific region, Fred led Corporate Solutions’ strategic expansion in the region which included the acquisition of Royal & Sun Alliance China Ltd, new licenses and offices in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia as well as additional offices in Australia and Japan.
Fred joined Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd in September 2001 as a Senior Vice President in Financial Services Risk Management. He subsequently held various senior management positions in the areas of Credit Risk Management, (Re)Insurance Product Development, Credit
Reinsurance, Capital Markets Insurance Solutions and Corporate Solutions.
Prior to joining Swiss Re, Fred worked for Atradius NV, the Dutch based credit insurance group, where he started as a credit risk underwriter in November 1991.
Fred earned his Master’s Degree in Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands in1991.