Benita Ferrero-Waldner appointed to Munich Re’s Supervisory Board
Dr. Benita Ferrero-Waldner (61) is a new member of Munich Re’s Supervisory Board. The Local Court Munich has appointed Dr. Ferrero-Waldner to succeed Supervisory Board member Karel Van Miert, who passed away in 2009.
Dr. Ferrero-Waldner was appointed by the court to sit on the Supervisory Board up to the next Annual General Meeting on 28 April 2010. At its next full meeting, the Supervisory Board will adopt a resolution proposing to the Annual General Meeting to elect Dr. Ferrero-Waldner.
Benita Ferrero-Waldner is a lawyer with extensive international experience gained in key political and economic positions. From 2004 to February 2010, she served as a Commissioner in the European Union. Previously, Dr. Ferrero-Waldner was Minister for Foreign Affairs for the Republic of Austria from 2000 to 2004, following a career in the Austrian diplomatic service and at the United Nations.
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