Swiss Re resignation

05 March 2009 Swiss Re

Following Kaspar Villiger’s nomination for election as Chairman of the UBS Board of Directors today, Mr Villiger will resign as a member of Swiss Re’s Board of Directors with effect from 13 March 2009, the day of Swiss Re’s Annual General Meeting 2009.

“The Board of Directors thanks Kaspar Villiger for his valuable contribution and commitment to Swiss Re in the past years and wishes him every success in his proposed new role as Chairman of UBS”, said Peter Forstmoser, Swiss Re’s Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Kaspar Villiger joined Swiss Re’s Board of Directors in 2004 for a four-year term and was re-elected in 2008 for a three-year term.

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