John R. Coomber

John R. Coomber – Member, non-executive and independent (photo)

John R. Coomber (1949), British
Member, non-executive and independent


John R. Coomber has been the Chief Executive Officer of Pension Insurance Corporation Limited since 2008.

He joined Swiss Re in the UK in 1973. From 1987, he led the Life Division and, in 1993, was made Head of the UK operations. He was appointed a member of the Group Executive Board in 1995, responsible for the Life & Health division. He became a member of the Executive Committee in 2000 and was Swiss Re’s Chief Executive Officer from 2003 to 2005. He was elected to the Group’s Board of Directors in 2006. He is a member of the Chairman’s and Governance Committee, the Audit Committee and the Finance and Risk Committee.

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Educational background