Axel Brohm was appointed CEO of Latin America in July 2016. In his new role he will be relocated from Zurich to Miami by the end of the year. Axel has strategic and operational experience, strong business acumen and mergers and acquisition expertise. This unique set of capabilities makes Axel the perfect choice to lead Corporate Solutions’ development in Latin America.
Over the past years, he has familiarized himself with our Latin American business through several strategic and operational projects. Most notably, Axel has been closely involved in the acquisition and integration of Seguros Confianza in Colombia, where he serves on the Board of Directors.
Prior to his current position, Axel was responsible for the Corporate Development unit of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions. This team analyzes, assesses and guides the implementation of inorganic growth opportunities, from screening to post merger integration; as well as other strategic initiatives that expand the capabilities of Corporate Solutions.
Axel was also responsible for managing the CEO office. Axel also, led the Energy & Power unit of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions – one of the key lines in Latin America, managing the global corporate insurance portfolio in the oil & gas, mining, and utilities sectors. He joined the Swiss Re Group in 1997 and has held various functions, ranging from underwriting to operations.
Axel earned his Business Administration degree from the University of Mannheim in Germany and is a CFA charter holder.