Munich Re's Supervisory Board appoints Nicholas J. GARTSIDE as CIO

The Supervisory Board of Munich Re has appointed Nicholas J. GARTSIDE as member of the Board of Management. As Chief Investment Officer (CIO) he will be responsible for the whole Asset Management of Munich Re (Group), starting on 18 March 2019.

Joachim WENNING, Chairman of the Board of Management, explained why a new board division has been created: "We are convinced we can further optimize the risk-return-profile of our investment portfolio. An essential pre-requisite to achieve this is to centralize results responsibility."

Nicholas J. GARTSIDE is currently Managing Director at J.P. Morgan Asset Management in London, where he is International Chief Investment Officer of the "Global Fixed Income, Currency & Commodities" group. Before joining J.P. Morgan in 2010, he was Head of Global Fixed Income at Schroder Investment Management. Nicholas J. GARTSIDE is 44 years old and a British citizen, he graduated with a B.A. in History and Politics from Durham University and an M. Phil in International Relations from Cambridge University.

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