Philip K. Ryan
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Swiss Re America Holding Corporation
- BS, Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1978
- MBA, Indiana University Kelley School of Graduate Business, 1982
Philip K. Ryan has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Swiss Re America Holding Corporation since October 2012 and was elected to the Board of Directors of Swiss Re Ltd, the parent company of the Swiss Re Group, in April 2015. He is Chairman of the Finance and Risk Committee.
Prior to Swiss Re, Philip was Chief Financial Officer of the Power Corporation of Canada and Power Financial from January 2008 until May 2012. Power is a diversified holding company with interests in life insurance, wealth management and asset management. In that position, he was a Director of IGM Financial, Great-West Lifeco and several of their subsidiaries, including Putnam Investments.
From 1985 until 2008, Philip held various positions with Credit Suisse, a global financial services Company domiciled in Switzerland, including Chairman of the Financial Institutions Group (UK), Chief Financial Officer of Credit Suisse Group (Switzerland), Chief Financial Officer of Credit Suisse Asset Management (UK), and Managing Director of CSFB Financial Institutions Group (USA/UK).
Currently Philip is an Advisor to MacKinnon, Bennett & Co. and FTV Capital. He is also a Member of the Board of Directors of Sunlight Financial Group, a member of the Smithsonian National Board, and the NY Green Bank Advisory Board; and participates in several other charitable activities. He also serves as a member of the college’s With Illinois Campaign Cabinet.
Current as of March 2022