PartnerRe Names Board Chairman & CEO

March 26, 2016

The Board of Directors of PartnerRe Ltd. announced that John Elkann, Chairman and CEO of EXOR, has been appointed Chairman of PartnerRe’s Board of Directors and that Emmanuel Clarke, President of PartnerRe Ltd., has been named President and Chief Executive Officer [CEO] of PartnerRe Ltd., subject to approval by Bermuda immigration.

Mr. Elkann commented, “I am honored to assume the role of Chairman of PartnerRe, and very pleased that we can appoint from within the company a CEO of the caliber and experience of Emmanuel Clarke. His intimate knowledge of PartnerRe and his deep understanding of the sector will prove crucial as we embrace the challenges and the many exciting opportunities we have in front of us.”

Formerly CEO of PartnerRe Global and a member of the executive management team since 2010, Mr. Clarke, 46, has had a 19-year career at PartnerRe, during which time he was instrumental in building the Company’s Global reinsurance business. He was appointed Head of Credit and Surety, Global in 2001, becoming Deputy Head of Specialty Lines, Global in 2002, Head of Property and Casualty, Global in 2006 and Head of Specialty Lines, Global in 2008.

Mr. Clarke holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University Paris, IX – Dauphine, specializing in Finance and Controlling and an MBA in International Business from Baruch College of CUNY.

Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Clarke said, “I am thrilled to accept the Board’s appointment. PartnerRe is at an exciting place in its evolution, and I look forward to working with the Board and our talented teams to build on the success we have achieved so far. PartnerRe is strongly positioned to deliver value through high quality partnerships and responsive, reliable reinsurance solutions.”

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