Dirk Herrenpoth

Chief Underwriting Officer Property & Casualty

Dirk Herrrenpoth was appointed Chief Underwriting Officer Property & Casualty in July 2020. He sits on the Board of Management of NewRe. 

He originally joined Munich Re in 2001 after a couple of years with AXA Insurance at the outset of his career. At Munich Re, Dirk initially was a Underwriter for property business in Germany,        and later worked as Senior Underwriter for Global Clients business. In 2006, he joined Corporate Underwriting as Senior Corporate Underwriter.

Since 2009, Dirk has held a number of management functions within the Munich Re Group. He was appointed Managing Director of MR UKGB in London where he was based from 2016 until his appointment to NewRe in Zurich. Most recently, he was Head of Great Lakes UK Branch in co-function with leading the facultative and corporate London Market business for Munich Re.

Dirk Herrenpoth earned a Fellowship designation from the Chartered Insurance Institute in London (FCII).