Patrizia Kern-Ferretti

Birthplace: Lavagna (Genoa), I
University – Istituto Superiore per Interpreti e Traduttori, Milan
German and English (1982-1987)
– Ludwig-Maximiliam Universität, Munich
“Kleines Deutsches Sprachdiplom”
“Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom”
Executive education – Executive Programmes London Business School
Advanced Development Programme
Strategy for Value Creation (2003-2004)
– NMP Switzerland – Executive Programme (2006-2007)
– Applied Corporate Finance Programme SR Academy
Associations – International Union of Marine Underwriter (IUMI): Chairman of the Facts and Figures Committee
– Betriebswirtschaftliche Landesversorgung (BWL):
Chief of Staff (Chef vom Stab)
Languages: Italian, German, English, Spanish, French (intermediate)
Work Experience:
– August 1998 up to today – Swiss Re in Zurich (Switzerland)
In 1998 joined the Marine Department of Division Europe, in charge for both facultative and treaty marine placement.
As from 2005 promoted to member of senior management and appointed Marine underwriting manager for the Zurich based business: Marine Hub Zurich.
As from 2006 representing Swiss Re in the Facts and Figures Committee of IUMI. As from September 2010 appointed Chairman of the same Committee.
As from March 2012 Head of Continental Europe Swiss Re Corporate Solutions.
Built up the offices in Zurich, Genoa, Sao Paolo and Paris.
As from January 2014 Head Marine Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
– April 1997 – August 1998 “The Cologne Re” in Cologne (Germany)
Treaty Marine Underwriter at the Marine, Offshore & Aviation Department.
January 1993 – March 1997 “The Cologne Re Italy” in Milan (Italy)
as a Marine Underwriter developed and managed the Italian Marine Facultative business
January 1988-1992 RAS (Allianz Group), Milan (Italy)
Assistant Treaty Underwriter in the Reinsurance Department