President & CEO, Manulife Re
Chairman of the Manulife Re Board of Directors
Claudio Macchi joined Manulife Financial Corporation in 1998 as Vice President & Chief Underwriting Officer of Manufacturers P&C Ltd. (Manulife Re), the third party P&C reinsurance company of Manulife.
In 2008, Mr. Macchi was appointed President & Chief Executive Officer of Manufacturers P&C Ltd. In this role, Mr. Macchi is responsible for the global third party P&C reinsurance operation of Manulife Financial Corporation. Mr. Macchi also serves as President & CEO of Manufacturers Life Reinsurance Ltd., the affiliated life reinsurance operation for Manulife’s Asian business.
Mr. Macchi is a Senior Vice President of Manulife Financial Corporation and member of the Global Leadership Team. In addition, he serves as a Chairman/Director on various Manulife subsidiary boards.
Before joining Manulife Re, Mr. Macchi was an Account Underwriter for Swiss Re and from 1988 to 1994 was Underwriter for Zurich Insurance Company, where he started his re/insurance career in Zurich, Switzerland.
Mr. Macchi has a diploma in Commercial Business from the Commercial Business School at KV Zurich and a diploma of Business Administration from Swiss Institute of Business Administration, Zurich.
Mr. Macchi is a Swiss citizen and since 2014 the Honorary Consul-General of the Swiss Confederation to Barbados.