Alfred Leu has been on the Board of Directors of NewRe since April 2021.
Prior to his retirement, he spent more than 30 years in the insurance industry working in various management and executive functions.
In the recent past, he held the function of CEO at Generali Versicherung AG, Vienna as well as previously managing Generali (Switzerland) Holding AG as its CEO.
Earlier in his career, he served in various functions at Fortuna, ultimately as Managing Director and Head of the Single Life insurance business at Fortuna Versicherungsberatung und Services AG.
In 1995, Alfred Leu relocated to Geneva to join Generali Allgemeine Versicherungen AG of which he subsequently became CEO from 1997 to 2002.
Over the course of his long-standing insurance career, he also owned the Chairman function of the Board of Directors at Europ Assistance (Suisse) Holding SA (2005-2016).
Leu holds a law degree from the University of Berne and was admitted to the Swiss bar in 1987. Furthermore, he completed a Senior Executive Course at the MIT Sloan School of Management in Boston.