Tina Baacke, global head of risk engineering services, Swiss Re
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, an international provider of risk transfer solutions to large and mid-sized corporations, has hired a new global head of risk engineering services from Allianz.
Effective January 1, 2021, Tina Baacke will succeed Martin Schürz who will retire in February after almost 30 years with Swiss Re.
In her new role, 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, she will report to Kera McDonald, chief underwriting officer bespoke.
Baacke brings 20 years of insurance industry and consulting experience to this role, most recently as global head of risk consulting at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS). She also has experience in catastrophe risk management and has built and managed large global teams in various leadership positions in EMEA and APAC.
McDonald said: "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.
"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."
He added: "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."
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