President of the Board of Directors
Doris Höpke was appointed President of the Board of NewRe in March 2017.
She has held various functions on the Board of Management of Munich Reinsurance Company, NewRe’s sole shareholder, since 2014. In August 2018, she took over responsibility for the Europe and Latin America division, including Financial Lines. She also holds global responsibility for human resources in the reinsurance field of the business, including the function of Labour Relations Director, which she assumed in April 2017.
She began her career as assistant to the Board of Management at HDI Haftpflichtverband der Deutschen Industrie V.a.G. before working as in-house attorney responsible for managing and negotiating large industrial liability claims of corporate clients worldwide.
She joined Munich Reinsurance Company in 1999 and has since been responsible for various global projects, as well as heading the Munich Re Madrid office, the Munich Health business segment and the Special and Financial Risks division.
Doris Höpke completed her law studies at the universities of Osnabrück, Hanover and Leiden with a doctorate.