Curriculum Vitae

Michael Pickel

Member of the Executive Board - Property & Casualty. Michael Pickel's responsibilities within the company include Property & Casualty reinsurance: Group Legal Services, global responsibility for Run-Off Solutions, Agricultural Risks, as well as regional responsibility for Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy; Latin America, Iberian Peninsula and the Middle East.

Year of Birth:





Since 2019

E+S Rückversicherung AG, Hannover, Germany
Chief Executive Officer

Since 2000

Hannover Re and E+S Rück
Member of the Executive Board

1996 – 2000

Gerling Globale Rückversicherungs-AG, Cologne, Germany
Head of Treaty Reinsurance for Europe and South America, Head of Legal Department and Claims Management

1991 – 1996

Gerling Globale Rück, Milan, Italy
Assistant to the Managing Director Property and Life Reinsurance

1989 – 1991

Gerling Globale Rück, Cologne, Germany
Life Reinsurance Trainee



Awarded a doctorate

1980 – 1989

University of Cologne, Germany
Law studies
Degree: Second Final Exam in Law