The ‘movers and shakers’ of the re/insurance market


Reinsurance Magazine has just announced the results of their annual ‘power list’ of the ‘movers and shakers’ of the re/insurance industry.

Not surprising to see that a lot of the companies involved are players in the alternative risk transfer or weather trading markets.

Here’s the list including last years rankings in brackets:

1 (5&6) Warren Buffett/Ajit Jain Chief executive, Berkshire Hathaway/ president, National Indemnity

2 (1) AM Best Ratings agency

3 (8) Michael O’Halleran Chairman and chief executive, Aon Re Global

4 (3) Rolf Tolle Franchise performance director, Lloyd’s of London

5 (-) Greg Case Chief executive, Aon

6 (16) Don Kramer Chief executive and president, Ariel Re

7 (-) John Charman Chief executive, Axis

8 (-) Peter Zaffino Chief executive, Guy Carpenter

9 (17) Les Rock Chief underwriting officer, Ironshore

10 (-) Robert Willumstad Chief executive, AIG

11 (11) Graeme Chilton Chief executive, Benfield

12 (12) Dr Nikolaus Von Bomhard Chairman of the board of management, Munich Re

13 Wilhelm Zeller Chairman of the executive board, Hannover Re

14 (20) Elliot Richardson Head of Aon Global Re Fac

15 (15) Robert Clements Non-executive chairman, Integro; founder, Ironshore

16 (-) Darren Redhead DE Shaw Re

17 (-) Neil Eckert Chairman, IFEX

18 (13) Charles Davis Chief executive, Stonepoint Capital

19 (-) Joe Plumeri Chief executive, Willis

20 (4) Jacques Aigrain Chief executive, Swiss Re

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