Reinsurer PartnerRe has appointed António Horta-Osório to its board of directors as an independent director, effective 27 May 2021.
Horta-Osório joins PartnerRe’s board and will also become chairman of the investment committee as well as a member of the underwriting and risk committee.
He currently serves as chairman of Credit Suisse’s board having been appointed in April 2021. Prior to that, he served on the board of Exor N.V as a non-executive director from July 2015 until May 2021, as group chief executive of Lloyds Banking Group and as an executive director on the board from 2011 until April 2021. He was also the chief executive of Santander UK plc and executive vice president of Grupo Santander.
Brian Dowd, PartnerRe board chairman, said: “On behalf of the Board, Jacques Bonneau and I are pleased to welcome António. His experience in the Financial Services sector spans over 34 years and he brings a depth and breadth of expertise that will further enhance the strength of the PartnerRe Board.”
With this change, the PartnerRe Ltd. Board comprises six directors of which four are independent from the Company.