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Life & Health at a glance

Members of the Executive Board

Claude Chèvre
Life and health reinsurance: Africa, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Latin America, Western and Southern Europe

Dr. Klaus Miller
Life and health reinsurance: North America, Northern, Eastern and Central Europe, United Kingdom and Ireland

Home Office

Hannover, Germany

Locations: 25

Abidjan, Johannesburg

The Americas
Charlotte, Denver, Hamilton, Mexico-City, New York, Orlando, Toronto

Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Manama, Mumbai, Seoul, Shanghai, Taipei, Tokyo


Dublin, Hannover, London, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Stockholm

Number of employees

Approx. 900 Life & Health experts worldwide

Lines of business

All types of life, health, annuity and personal accident business written by life insurance companies

Gross written premium

EUR 7.1 billion (life and health reinsurance 2017)

Rating of the Hannover Re Group

Standard & Poor’s AA− (Very Strong), stable outlook
A.M. Best A+ (Superior), stable outlook
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We strive for recognition – evidenced by customer surveys – as one of the top three providers of life and health reinsurance and the number one provider of innovative solutions. We aspire to be viewed as a reinsurer that customers credit with problem-solving expertise. The benefit for our customers derives from the value added created by our solutions and not merely the passing on of our cost advantages.