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Annual Report 2016

Susan L. Wagner

Member, non-executive and independent
Born: 1961
Nationality: American

Susan L. Wagner was elected to the Board of Directors of Swiss Re Ltd in 2014. She chairs the Investment Committee and is a member of the Chairman’s and Governance Committee and the Finance and Risk Committee.

Susan L. Wagner – Member, non-executive & independent (photo)

Professional experience

Susan L. Wagner is a co-founder of BlackRock, where she served as Vice Chairman and a member of the Global Executive and Operating Committees before retiring in 2012. Over the course of her nearly 25 years at BlackRock, Susan L. Wagner served in several roles such as Chief Operating Officer, Head of Strategy, Corporate Development, Investor Relations, Marketing and Communications, Alternative Investments and International Client Businesses. Prior to founding BlackRock, Susan L. Wagner was a Vice President at Lehman Brothers supporting the investment banking and capital markets activities of mortgage and savings institutions.

External appointments

  • Board member of Apple Inc. and BlackRock, Inc.
  • Member of the Boards of Trustees of the Hackley School, US, and Wellesley College, US

Educational background

  • BA in English and Economics, Wellesley College, US
  • MBA in Finance, University of Chicago, US