Company headquarters in Hanover
|Traded as||FWB: HNR1|
|Ulrich Wallin (CEO and Chairman of the executive board), Herbert K. Haas (Chairman of the supervisory board)|
|Revenue||€ 19.2 billion (2018)|
|€ 1,596.6 million (2018)|
|€ 1,059.5 million (2018)|
|Total assets||€ 64.5 billion (end 2018)|
|Total equity||€ 8,776.8 million (end 2018)|
Number of employees
|3,317 (end 2018)|
The company was founded in 1966 under the name Aktiengesellschaft für Transport- und Rückversicherung (ATR).
Hannover Re transacts all lines of property & casualty and life & health reinsurance and has a network of subsidiaries, branches and representative offices on all five continents with a total staff of roughly 3,300. The Group's German business is written by the subsidiary E+S Rück.
The rating agencies most relevant to the insurance industry have awarded Hannover Re very strong insurer financial strength ratings (Standard & Poor's AA- "Very Strong" and A.M. Best A+ "Superior").
In August 2018, it was announced that Chief Executive Officer Ulrich Wallin would retire after 10 years in the role on May 8, 2019. He will be succeeded by Jean-Jacques Henchoz, who will become a member of the company's executive board on April 1, 2019.