Peter Hugger is the Regional Board Member responsible for the Asia Pacific, Middle East, Latin American, and the Caribbean Region.
Peter has more than 30 years of professional experience in insurance and particularly reinsurance, and brings exceptional knowledge regarding both industries and international markets. He has a distinguished track record and possesses an excellent network with valuable access to many key people in the insurance and reinsurance industry.
Born in Baden-Wuerttemberg, he studied at the University of Konstanz, where he obtained his doctorate in 1985. Peter spent 17 years in Asia, where he set up offices for Gerling Global Re. He worked for five years for msg systems in Asia, setting up and managing the office in Singapore. In 2008, he spent four years in various executive roles at Asia Capital Re in Singapore before he assumed the CEO position at Echo Reinsurance in Zürich, traveling extensively through Asia, MENA, Africa, and Latin America. 2019, Peter returned to the msg group with his new role as regional Board Member at msg global solutions to develop the market in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Peter seeks to spend his free time with his wife and three children (two daughters and one son). He likes dogs and cats and listens to various types of music (preferably Jazz, music from the 70's and POP music). He enjoys hiking, playing golf, traveling and loves good food and wine.