Swiss Re Corporate Solutions appoints Christine Bell as Country Head Australia & New Zealand

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions appoints Christine Bell to the role of Country Head Australia & New Zealand, effective 3 August 2021. Based in Sydney, she succeeds Melanie Slack who has taken up the position of Head UK, Ireland, SA & EMEA Wholesale at Corporate Solutions.

In this position, Christine will lead the Corporate Solutions team, overseeing the further development and implementation of the commercial insurance market strategy in Australia and New Zealand. Christine will also be a member of the Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Asia Pacific Executive Team. 

"Christine joins a strong team in Australia and New Zealand," said Jonathan Rake, Regional CEO APAC, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions. "Christine has broad customer and market experience in the region. This, combined with her proven strength in leading teams and driving business performance across commercial insurance lines, saw her as our standout candidate for the role. I am excited for Christine and the opportunities that lie ahead for her and the Corporate Solutions team in Australia and New Zealand. I am confident her collaborative leadership style will drive positive outcomes for the team and the business."

Established in 2007, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions offers a range of commercial insurance solutions, including property, liability, financial lines, and construction insurance policies and products to the Australian and New Zealand Markets. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is also a leading provider of Innovative Risk Solutions, such as Parametric Insurance and other Structured Solutions to corporate customers in the region.