Patrick Thiele
Patrick ThieleFormer President and CEOPartnerRe, Ltd.

Patrick Thiele is the former president and chief executive officer of PartnerRe Ltd., responsible for the strategic direction and management of the company.

Under his leadership since 2000, PartnerRe successfully transitioned from a Cat-only reinsurer to a well-diversified, global reinsurance company, with 13 office locations worldwide offering reinsurance coverage for property and casualty, catastrophe, specialty lines, life, and alternative risk products.

Prior to joining PartnerRe, Thiele was group director of development of CGNU (formerly CGU), and chief executive officer and president of St. Paul Companies worldwide insurance operations. The St. Paul was a successful property and casualty insurer with assets exceeding $30 billion and premiums greater than $7 billion.

In addition to his degrees from UW-Madison, Thiele also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.