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Season 1, Episode 3: Christian Mumenthaler

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In this episode, Christian Mumenthaler, Group CEO, Swiss Re, shares how creativity can play a role in helping insurers and reinsurers manage risk, plus how diversification can help reinsurers balance their risks. He also discusses the potential role of embedded insurance to close the protection gap -- the difference between insured losses and the total economic losses from catastrophes.

Bio: Christian Mumenthaler

Christian Mumenthaler started his career in 1997 as associate at Boston Consulting Group. He joined Swiss Re in 1999 and was responsible for key company projects. In 2002, he established and headed the Group Retro and Syndication unit. Christian Mumenthaler served as Group Chief Risk Officer between 2005 and 2007 and was Head of Life & Health between 2007 and 2010. In January 2011, he was appointed Chief Marketing Officer Reinsurance and a member of the Group Executive Committee and became Chief Executive Officer Reinsurance that October. In July 2016, Christian Mumenthaler was appointed Group Chief Executive Officer.


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Editor's Bio: Meg Green

Meg Green, our managing editor, is a former daily newspaper journalist who joined Insider Engage in 2021 after a storied 23-year career with AM Best. Since joining AM Best in 1998, she has covered nearly every facet of the insurance industry - and is still learning every day!

After two decades in print, Meg spent the last decade focusing on video story telling and enjoys speaking to the brightest minds in the industry about the opportunities ahead. Meg was thrilled to join the Insurance Insider family to take the helm of the newly launched Insider Engage - think of it as the multimedia Sunday magazine to the Insider's breaking news.

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