Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd (SWCEY.PK) Investor Meeting Call September 12, 2011 8:00 AM ET Executives Eric Schuh – Head, IR Stefan Lippe – CEO Brian Gray – Chief Underwriting Officer Christian Mumenthaler – Chief Marketing Officer Analysts Paul Goodhind – Redburn Partners Fabrizio Croce – Kepler Capital Markets Thomas Fossard – HSBC PresentationOperator
Good morning and good afternoon. Welcome to today’s Swiss Re’s Investor and Media briefing in Monte Carlo. Please note that today’s conference is being recorded. At this time, I’d like to turn the conference over to Eric Schuh. Please go ahead. Eric Schuh Welcome everyone. In the room here with us in Monte Carlo and also for those of you joining us via telephone, my name is Eric Schuh, I am the Head of Investor Relations for Swiss Re. Our agenda this afternoon, first of all Stefan Lippe, our CEO will make his introductory remarks about the markets and Swiss Re Group, then he will hand over to Brian Gray, our Chief Underwriting Officer to talk about his assessment and outlook for the P&C reinsurance market; and then Christian Mumenthaler, our Chief Marketing Officer and designated CEO for reinsurance will talk about how well Swiss Re is positioned today and for tomorrow. After the presentation we’ll have some time for Q&A. So with that I’d like to hand over to Stefan. Stefan Lippe Thank you, Eric. Good afternoon everybody. As a short introduction, I would like to first comment on today’s environment. We are living in a reinsurance company then demonstrate why Swiss Re is well positioned to catch our growth opportunities tomorrow. For those who are listening on the phone, I am now on slide four. Let me first talk about the challenges of today and the opportunities for our industry. In the current economic environment, insurance companies and reinsurance companies are facing big challenges.