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MS Amlin AG appoints Robert Wiest as Chief Executive Officer

~ Highly respected reinsurance leader to drive continued growth, diversification and innovation ~

Zurich, Switzerland – MS Amlin AG (MS AAG), the global reinsurer, today announces the appointment of Robert Wiest as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Wiest will take up the role on 03 January 2022 and will be based in Zurich, Switzerland.

Robert Wiest brings over 30 years of industry experience. During a career at Swiss Re spanning over two decades, most recently as Chief Operating Officer, Wiest has successfully led business units as the Head of Global Business Solutions, Head of Strategy and Operations for Asia, and Head of Western and Southern Europe, the Middle East, and Turkey. He has also led high-level business development, transformational and digitisation projects globally. Wiest’s international experience across key markets is well-suited to drive continued growth and innovation at MS AAG. 

Wiest will assume the position from Martin Albers, Chairman of the Board of Directors, who is currently serving as CEO on an interim basis. Albers will work with Wiest upon his appointment to ensure the continuation of a high-level of service through the transition.

Tamaki Kawate, Director and Senior Executive Officer at Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company Limited, commented: “We are delighted that Robert has stepped forward to take up the mantle at MS AAG. Robert is one of the sector’s highly regarded leaders with a track record that speaks for itself. He brings an innovative, responsive approach to leading ambitious growth projects in high-profile reinsurance organisations.  His unrivalled expertise and leadership credentials will be integral to taking MS AAG forward as it continues on its journey to develop a diverse, efficient, profitable and client-focused business.”

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank Martin for his support. His expertise as Chairman is vital to ensuring the continued strength of the MS AAG business through this transition.”

For more information please contact the Media team:

MS Amlin AG: Yelena Packwood, Head of Marketing - +441 520 1509

FTI Consulting: Ed Berry/Colette La Pointe – (0)20 3727 1046 / 1709


About MS Amlin AG

Domiciled in Switzerland with underwriting offices in the US and Bermuda, MS Amlin AG (MS AAG) provides reinsurance solutions for clients around the world. MS AAG offers a wide spectrum of reinsurance products including: property, casualty, engineering, motor, marine, and special risks and supports clients requiring an intimate knowledge of their local markets through a multinational and multilingual team.