Christoph Virchow

Christoph Virchow

Christoph Virchow

Chairman, Zurich Reinsurance

Christoph Virchow was named Chairman, Zurich Reinsurance in April 2019, having served as the Executive Vice President and Head of Global Specialty Reinsurance since October 2015. Prior to this role, he was the Head of Global Trade Credit & Surety. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Virchow spent more than two decades as a leader in the Trade Credit and Surety reinsurance market where he had underwriting responsibility for key trade credit and surety accounts across multiple regions. He started his career in commercial banking. Mr. Virchow was educated at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany.