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Swiss Re Reviews

Updated 22 Jan 2020

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3.7
70%
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79%
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Swiss Re Group Chief Executive Officer Christian Mumenthaler
Christian Mumenthaler
225 Ratings
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  • "Some times its difficult build repo with Zurich Teams(in 37 reviews)

  • "Not many female in senior position, the senior management is predominately male(in 25 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Senior Accountant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Swiss Re full-time

    Pros

    great company with great benefits

    Cons

    progession is tough due to people staying roles for long time

    Swiss Re2019-11-21
  2. "full stack web developer"

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    Current Employee - Web Developer in Cairo
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Swiss Re full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    for more experience and more achievements

    Cons

    there isn't a clear cons

    Swiss Re2020-01-22
  3. "Underwriter"

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    Current Employee - Underwriter 

    I have been working at Swiss Re full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, and great staff

    Cons

    Management at the top is not consistent

    Swiss Re2020-01-20
  4. "Corprate actuarial analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore

    I have been working at Swiss Re full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good company to be for a longer term.

    Cons

    Systems oriented work which can limit your learnings.

    Swiss Re2020-01-20
  5. "A Forward Looking Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Swiss Re full-time

    Pros

    Forward looking Willing to invest in people Innovative company

    Cons

    Political culture A lot of talk and slow to implement

    Advice to Management

    Focus less on the icing and improve the actual taste of the cake.

    Swiss Re2020-01-13
  6. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Underwriter in London, England

    I have been working at Swiss Re full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good brand and flexible working

    Cons

    politics can disrupt career progression

    Swiss Re2020-01-12
  7. "Great perks"

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    Current Employee - Underwriting Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Swiss Re full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Benefits Flexable working Nice colleagues

    Cons

    Busy and no one to help

    Swiss Re2020-01-10
  8. "Good company, bad management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Swiss Re full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good company, plenty of facilities Good workplace environment

    Cons

    Very biased management. Unfair treatment of employees

    Advice to Management

    Be open and fair to employees

    Swiss Re2020-01-07
  9. "Great learning with great management"

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    Current Employee - Data Scientist in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Swiss Re full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Very good working culture with focus on one's development

    Cons

    At times, people might be too comfortable in their areas of work

    Swiss Re2019-12-27
  10. "Company that walks the talk"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Swiss Re full-time

    Pros

    Open and inclusive environment Lot of opportunities to learn and grow Global exposure Work-life balance

    Cons

    Person dependent culture at team-level

    Swiss Re2019-12-27
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