Dr. Frank Schnewlin


Dr. Frank Schnewlin, born 1951, Swiss citizen
Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors since 25 April 2012


Dr. ès. sc. écon., University of Lausanne, Switzerland

MBA, Harvard Business School, US

MSc, London School of Economics, UK

lic. oec., University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

Professional background


Bâloise Holding Ltd., Basle Switzerland
Group CEO , Head of the Group Corporate Executive Committee and CEO of the International business division


Zurich Insurance Group Ltd., Zurich, Switzerland

- 2000-2001

Head of Corporate Center, Member of the Group Executive Committee, Chairman of the Group Finance Council

- 1993-2000

Head of the Southern Europe, Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa, Latin America business division, Member of the Group Management Board, Senior Executive Vice President

- 1989-1993

Head of the Corporate Development department, Senior Vice President

- 1987-1989

CFO & Senior Vice President at Universal Underwriters Group, Kansas, USA

- 1986-1987

Senior Territorial Manager at Zurich American Insurance Group, Cleveland, USA

- 1984-1986

Zurich American Insurance Group, Schaumburg, USA

- 1983

Zurich Insurance Company, Zurich, Switzerland


Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Swiss Life AG and Swiss Life Holding AG, Zurich, Switzerland; Member of the Chairman’s & Corporate Governance Committee, Chairman of the Nomination & Compensation Committee, Member of the Investment and Risk Committee

Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Drosos Foundation and Chairman of the Finance Committee, Zurich, Switzerland