Born 1951, Swiss national
Second Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors
Frank Schnewlin studied at the University of St. Gallen (lic. oec. HSG), the London School of Economics (Master of Science) and the Harvard Business School (MBA) before earning his doctorate in economics in 1983 at the University of Lausanne (Dr. ès sc. écon). From 1983 to 2001 he held various positions at the Zurich Financial Services Group in Switzerland and the USA, including Head of Corporate Center and Head of the Business Division Southern Europe, Asia/Pacific, Middle East, Africa and Latin America. From 1993 he served on the Zurich Financial Services Group’s Executive Committee. From 2002 to 2007, Frank Schnewlin chaired the Baloise Group’s Corporate Executive Committee as CEO and was, at the same time, Head of the International Division.
Following his election to the Board of Directors of Swiss Life Holding in May 2009, he assumed the role of Chairman of the newly established Nomination and Compensation Committee.
Frank Schnewlin will be put forward for re-election at the General Meeting of Shareholders of Swiss Life Holding on 19 April 2012.
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