MS Amlin revealed Knipper took up the position on 1 September 2020 and is based in Switzerland.
The firm said Knipper is a “recognised leader’ in the market who brings more than thirty years of industry experience and expertise to MS Amlin.
With an academic background in economics and law, he started his reinsurance career as an underwriter for casualty and credit and surety lines before moving into management roles of increasing scope and responsibility with involvement in international and US business.
Over the last 30 years he has worked in Cologne, London, New York and Zurich as CUO and CEO, and most recently served as managing director at Everest Re Europe.
“Stephan brings considerable expertise to MS AAG and has demonstrated an ability to drive market growth and expansion while managing underwriting operations in diverse business lines with a clear combination of hands-on execution and carefully planned strategies.”
He added:”He will provide us with an excellent level of leadership, insight and guidance that will be integral as we continue to transform our businesses for the future.”