Member of the Board of Management, Munich Reinsurance Company, Germany
Dr. rer. pol. Ludger Arnoldussen was born in Duisburg in 1962.
Following a banking traineeship with Commerzbank AG in Duisburg, he studied business economics at the University of Cologne, obtaining a doctorate (Dr. rer. pol.).
In 1988, Dr. Arnoldussen began his career with Bayerische Rückversicherung AG, Munich, as a graduate trainee. Four years later, he was responsible for the founding and development of the Company’s Dublin office in Ireland. On returning to Munich in 1996, he became Head of the Non-proportional Division.
In 1997, Dr. Arnoldussen was appointed deputy member of the Board of Management of Bayerische Rückversicherung AG and was responsible for Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Facultative Property/Casualty. He was made a member of the Board of Management of Bayerische Rückversicherung AG in 2000. In the following year, he assumed the position of project manager for the integration of Bayerische Rückversicherung into Swiss Re’s Europe Division and became a member of the Europe Division Executive Team. In 2002, Dr. Arnoldussen was, in addition, appointed to the Board of Management of Swiss Re Germany Holding AG and, in 2005, joined the Europe Division’s Executive Team Committee as Business Unit Head responsible for Northern/Central/Eastern Europe. Later that year, he was made Chairman of the Board of Management of Swiss Re Germany AG.
Dr. Ludger Arnoldussen was appointed to the Board of Management of Munich Re with effect from 1 October 2006, with responsibility for Germany, Asia Pacific and Africa Division as well as Central Division: Services. He is married and has four children.