PartnerRe Appoints Head of Corporate Development, US Life

April 13, 2018

PartnerRe today announced that Chris Shanahan will join the company next month as Executive Vice President, Corporate Development, US Life.

Working within the Life business unit, Mr. Shanahan will report to Alan Ryder, CEO North America Life. In his new role, Mr. Shanahan will lead efforts to develop and advance strategy for PartnerRe’s US life reinsurance business by leveraging the Company’s global expertise to deliver life reinsurance solutions tailored to the needs of the US market. His appointment underlines PartnerRe’s focus on the US life reinsurance market and desire to continue to support its clients’ growth in that market.

Mr. Shanahan has extensive experience in life reinsurance and has spent the majority of his 25-year career in the industry. Most recently he was Executive Vice President, Mortality Solutions and Corporate Marketing at Hannover Re Life in the US where he had overall responsibility for managing the traditional life reinsurance business, including business development, operations and marketing.

Mr. Shanahan is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

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