General Re, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is a holding company for global reinsurance and related operations. It owns General Reinsurance® and General Reinsurance AG, which conduct business as Gen Re. General Reinsurance Africa Ltd. is a subsidiary of the General Re AG and is our South African (and rest of Africa) operation.
Gen Re, as a direct reinsurer, is one of the leading Property/Casualty and Life/Health reinsurers in the world. We are represented in all major reinsurance markets through a network of more than 40 offices, supported by over 1,500 employees worldwide.
The Life/Health South African operation employes about 40 people the majority of which site in Cape Town. We have an analytics team in Cape Town headed by Louis Rossouw.