Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has appointed Fred Kleiterp as CEO Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) effective 1 July 2017.
Mr. Kleiterp joined Swiss Re in 2001 and had held several positions within the group before joining Corporate Solutions in 2009. Fred is a Dutch national and holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from Erasmus University in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Currently, Mr Kleiterp is serving as CEO Asia Pacific, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions in Singapore and will be relocating to Zurich. In his new position, Mr Kleiterp will be responsible for managing the strategy, development and performance of the company’s presence in the EMEA commercial insurance markets.
Fred succeeds Tony Buckle, who has decided to step down from his position as CEO EMEA.
"Fred's recent international experience in Asia Pacific, combined with his previous role as leader of our EMEA organisation, gives him the ideal background to further strengthen our presence in the region and fortify our relationships with clients and brokers," states Rudolf Flunger, Chief Regions Officer, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions. He added: "I'd like to extend my gratitude to Tony for his dedication and commitment to Corporate Solutions. Under his leadership, our operation in EMEA has grown profitably and is well positioned for the future."
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves clients and brokers throughout the EMEA region from offices in Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Dubai, Frankfurt, Genoa, Johannesburg, London, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Paris and Zurich.