- Chairman of the Board, Zurich Insurance Group, Switzerland; Vice-Chairman of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum
1977, PhD, Economics and Social Sciences, St Gallen Univ. 1977, with Schweizerische Kreditanstalt: 1990, Exec. Board; 1993, President. 1996, joined Deutsche Bank Mgmt Board; 2002, Spokesman, Mgmt Board and Chairman, Group Exec. Cttee; 2006-12, Chairman, Mgmt Board. 2010-12, Vice-Chairman, and since March 2012, Chairman, Zurich Insurance Group. Member, Supervisory Board, Siemens. Member, Board of Directors: Royal Dutch Shell; Investor. Vice-Chairman, Board of Directors, Belenos Clean Power Holding. Member, Int'l Advisory Board: China Banking Regulatory Commission; Nat'l Bank of Kuwait; Akbank; Lingnan College, Sun Yatsen Univy. Vice-Chairman, Foundation Board, World Economic Forum; Chairman, St. Gallen Foundation for Int'l Studies. Advisory Director, Metropolitan Opera NY. Visiting Professor, Finance, LSE. Recipient of honours and awards.