Swiss Re Reviews

Updated 8 Jul 2020

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3.8
72%
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81%
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Swiss Re Group Chief Executive Officer Christian Mumenthaler
Christian Mumenthaler
247 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great culture mixed with a great work-life balance(in 133 reviews)

  • "My colleagues were always willing to help me, overall great work environment(in 61 reviews)

Cons
  • "Some times its difficult build repo with Zurich Teams(in 39 reviews)

  • "Company is in a cultural shift to have less consensus decision making(in 20 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Director"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Swiss Re full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Independence at work, decentralised decision making and abundant learning opportunities

    Cons

    Nothing notable to mention here

  2. "Why you must work for Swiss RE"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Many internal opportunities, encourage to change, flexible, work from home

    Cons

    Performance based, forward looking but stress

  3. "Underwriter"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Underwriter in Singapore
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Swiss Re full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - travel , broad scope, international,

    Cons

    Bureaucratic, perceptions matter more than performance, weak leadership at senior levels

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  4. Helpful (1)

    "Vice President (BD)"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in Singapore
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, flexible working arrangements, brilliant colleagues - smart and intelligent.

    Cons

    Rather toxic environment. Lots of gossips. Most Information are only told to selective few. Not transparent. Senior Management holds back information.

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  5. "A Forward Looking Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

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  6. "Superb Workplace!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Field Engineer in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Swiss Re full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Boss are Good! Workplace is healthy!

    Cons

    Non at the moment...all are good.

  7. "Client Manager"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Swiss Re full-time

    Pros

    positive, friendly, organised, good people, infra

    Cons

    inflexible, customer focus, growth, employee engagement

  8. "Swiss Re"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Swiss Re full-time

    Pros

    International Organization with good Opportunities

    Cons

    pressure to grow, slow and very much process driven

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  9. "Desktop support"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Swiss Re full-time

    Pros

    It support for internal users

    Cons

    Work load . . . .

  10. Helpful (1)

    "A better environment and culture for the future is needed"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Swiss Re full-time

    Pros

    Dynamic and challenging environment, intellectually stimulating, opportunities to build and grow.

    Cons

    Culture and corporate ego, high performers rather than leaders and visionaries move forward. The company has a very fixed bureaucratic rather than a growth mindset, stuck in the past. When it comes to people and people strategy the talk does not match the actions and people are treated poorly. HR is the weak point of this company, being in the average/median does not make for a world class organisation - mediocre benefits / rewards and lack of true recognition prevail.

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