C. Robert Henrikson

Member, non-executive and independent
Born: 1947
Nationality: American

C. Robert Henrikson was elected to the Board of Directors of Swiss Re Ltd in 2012. He chairs the Compensation Committee and is a member of the Chairman’s and Governance Committee and the Finance and Risk Committee.

C. Robert Henrikson – Member, non-executive and independent (photo)

Professional experience

C. Robert Henrikson was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MetLife, Inc. from 2006 to 2011. Before, he held senior positions in MetLife’s individual, group and pension businesses and became Chief Operating Officer of the company in 2004. C. Robert Henrikson is a former Chairman of the American Council of Life Insurers and of the Financial Services Forum, Director Emeritus of the American Benefits Council and a former member of the U.S. President’s Export Council.

External appointments

  • Board member of Invesco Ltd
  • Board member of AmeriCares
  • Member of the Boards of Trustees of Emory University, S.S. Huebner Foundation for Insurance Education and Indian Springs School
  • Board member of the Bipartisan Policy Center

Educational background

  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Pennsylvania, US
  • Juris Doctorate, Emory University, US