Tad Walker, President and CEO of PartnerRe North America, is responsible for the executive management of PartnerRe’s U.S. and Canadian operations and is a member of the Group Executive Committee. He has 25 years experience in the reinsurance and insurance industry.
Mr. Walker has been with PartnerRe since 2002. He has held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer for PartnerRe U.S., responsible for all underwriting activities in the U.S. business units. Previously, he was responsible for PartnerRe’s worldwide book of catastrophe business, in the role of Head of Catastrophe.
Prior to joining PartnerRe, Mr. Walker was a Senior Vice President at American Re, where he was responsible for the company’s Latin American operations. Mr. Walker worked for ten years at Bacardi International as Risk Manager, and then as Vice President of Bacardi Capital, the Group’s treasury arm. He began his career as an insurance and reinsurance broker for Sedgwick in London and Boston.
Mr. Walker holds a Bachelor of Science from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. He currently serves on the Board of Overseers at St. John’s School of Risk Management, as a Board Member and Secretary-Treasurer of the Reinsurance Association of America, and as a Board Member of Bacardi Limited, the global spirits company.