4 July 2022Executive Appointments

Kreutzer appointed executive director at Gallagher Re

Gallagher Re, the global reinsurance broker, has appointed Christian Kreutzer to the role of executive director, effective immediately.

Kreutzer will join the Nordic management team alongside David Egan, Mikkel Nyquist, Mark Cole and Randi Paulsrud and will report to Ditte Deschars, regional director and head of Nordic at Gallagher Re.

Gallagher Re said that Kreutzer brings with him more than 20 years’ experience in international business, across both treaty and facultative reinsurance.

He joins Gallagher Re from Swiss Re where he was most recently head of the Nordic, Baltics, Russian and Dutch region having previously been head of market underwriting in Austria, Central & Eastern Europe as well as leading Swiss Re’s facultative property & casualty team in Asia-Pacific from Hong Kong. He began his career in 1999 at Bayerische Rück and had a specialist focus on the Nordic and Dutch market, before moving to Swiss Re in 2002, initially as head of its Nordic client relations team.

Gallagher Re said that Kreutzer will play an essential part in supporting Gallagher Re’s client servicing and growth commitment in the Nordic region and he will also lead and drive product innovation across the wider EMEA N/E region, and support clients in helping them identify and capitalise on new business opportunities.

Deschars said: “Having personally known Christian for almost 20 years, and seen the integral role he has played in driving positive growth and development in every region he has worked, I know he will fast become an invaluable member of our team as we assist our clients in meeting their fast-evolving capital and risk management challenges.”