Swiss Re Corporate Solutions appoints Global Head Risk Engineering Services
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions appoints Tina Baacke as Global Head Risk Engineering Services, effective 1 January 2021. In this role, Ms. Baacke will be responsible for leading a global team of experts that provides risk knowledge, data insights, tools and services to help customers improve and maintain continuous business operations by identifying and managing their exposures. Based in Munich and reporting to Kera McDonald, Chief Underwriting Officer Bespoke, Ms. Baacke succeeds Martin Schürz, who will retire in February after almost 30 years with Swiss Re.
"We are thrilled to attract and welcome a talent like Tina to our team. She is a seasoned leader with a proven track record in helping customers develop and refine their approach to risk resiliency and risk management," states Ms. McDonald. "Risk Engineering Services is a critical part of our business as we continue to lead more corporate insurance programmes worldwide. I've no doubt that through Tina's leadership we will continue to differentiate our insurance offerings and provide loss prevention insights that give real value to our customers."
Ms. McDonald continued, "Martin has our best wishes for his retirement after a tremendously successful career. He has been instrumental in developing our risk engineering services practice by bringing in innovative, cutting-edge risk assessment tools, digital analytics and new customer service offerings. I'm proud to have worked with Martin and he will be greatly missed."
Ms. Baacke brings 20 years of insurance industry and consulting experience to this role, most recently as Global Head of Risk Consulting for a large corporate insurer. She also has extensive experience in Catastrophe Risk Management and has built and managed large global teams in various leadership positions in EMEA and APAC.
She is a Diplom-Ingenieur in Agricultural and Environmental Engineering from Justus-Liebig University of Giessen in Germany.
The Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Risk Engineering Services team works with customers in new and innovative ways to identify, analyse, evaluate and prevent the toughest risks across the globe.
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Swiss Re Corporate Solutions provides risk transfer solutions to large and mid-sized corporations around the world. Our innovative, highly customised products and standard insurance covers help to make businesses more resilient, while our industry-leading claims service provides additional peace of mind.
Product scope – Our Specialty cover for UK and ROI clients includes General Property, Engineering & Construction, Financial lines, Political Risks, Credit and Surety, Power and Energy, Weather and International Programmes.
Financial strength – Our strong financial ratings include “AA-” by Standard & Poor’s, “Aa3” by Moody’s and “A+” by A.M. Best.
Knowledge – We have extensive risk knowledge and a wealth of experience in a wide range of sectors which enables us to offer thought leadership and guidance as well as insurance.
Capacity – Our large net capacity enables us to underwrite some of the largest risks across a broad spectrum of industries.
Innovation – we have a proven track record of developing innovative risk solutions, including parametric covers, NDBI coverage, weather solutions and reinsurance of corporate captives.
Global – In the UK, our employees serve clients and brokers from offices in London and Manchester. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has offices in more than 20 countries.
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