Master's in Int'l Economics and Monetary Theory, Rochester Univ., US. 1986-94, with McKinsey & Company, incl. Partner and Partner Leader, insurance segment. 1995-2005, with Ras, Allianz Group incl.: Head, Claims Division; General Manager, Insurance Business; Managing Director; CEO; 2004, Member of the Management Board, Allianz, responsible for France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece and Turkey. 2005, CEO, Eurizon Financial Services. With Zurich Financial Services: 2007-10, CEO, Global Life. 2010-12, CEO, General Insurance, Zurich Insurance Group. Aug. 2012, appointed Group CEO, Assicurazioni Generali. Member of the Board, Assicurazioni Generali.