Walter B. Kielholz

Walter B. Kielholz studied business administration at the University of St. Gallen and began his professional career in 1976 with General Reinsurance Corporation Zurich. In 1989 he joined Swiss Re and was appointed to its Board of Management in 1993, serving as Chairman from 1997 to 2002. Since 1998 he has been a member of the Board of Directors of Swiss Re: from 2003 to 2006 as a delegate, starting in 2007 as Vice President, and since May 2009 as President. In addition, since 1999 Walter B. Kielholz has been a member of the Board of Directors of Credit Suisse Group AG, serving as its President from 2003 to 2009. He is also President of the Art Society of Zurich and a member of its Board of Trustees