At a glance

Members of the Executive Board

Silke Sehm

Dr. Michael Pickel

Sven Althoff

Home Office

Hannover, Germany

Locations: 19

These locations are part of Hannover Re's Property & Casualty network: Australia, Bahrain, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Germany, India, Italy, Ireland, Japan, Malaysia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom and the United States

Subsidiaries: 4

Within the Hannover Re Group these companies are Property & Casualty subsidiaries:  Hannover ReTakaful, Bahrain, Hannover Re (Bermuda), Bermuda, Hannover Re (Ireland), Ireland, Hannover Re Africa, South Africa

Number of employees

More than 700 Property & Casualty experts worldwide

Business segments

  • North America
  • Latin America, Iberian Peninsula
  • Germany
  • Asia, Australia & Middle East
  • Marine & Aviation
  • Credit, Surety & Political Risks
  • UK, Ireland, London market
  • Facultative R/I & direct
  • Structured R/I & ILS
  • Cat XL
  • Continental Europe, Africa 

Gross written premium

EUR 11.9 billion (2018)

Rating of the Hannover Re Group

Standard & Poor’s AA− (Very Strong), stable outlook
A.M. Best A+ (Superior), stable outlook

Contribution of our Property & Casualty business group

We consider ourselves to be a reliable, flexible and innovative market player that is amongst the best in any given market. Cost leadership, effective cycle management and excellent risk management are the key components of our competitive positioning.