Martin Senn, Chief Investment Officer for the Swiss Life Group and member of the Corporate Executive Board, is joining the Zurich Financial Services Group as their new Chief Investment Officer and member of the Group Executive Committee on 1 April 2006. He will continue to serve Swiss Life in his present capacity until then.

The Board of Directors and Corporate Executive Board regret the departure of Martin Senn, who has been at Swiss Life since January 2003, and thank him for his great contribution to the company's successful turnaround. Swiss Life will provide information about Martin Senn's successor at the appropriate time.


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The Swiss Life Group is one of Europe's leading providers of pension and life insurance products. The Swiss Life Group offers individuals and companies comprehensive advice across a broad range of products via agents, brokers and banks in its domestic market, Switzerland, where it is market leader, and selected European markets. Multinational companies are serviced with tailor-made solutions by a network of partners in over 60 countries. With the Banca del Gottardo, the Swiss Life Group is also a provider of banking services. The bank, headquartered in Lugano, has an extended national and international network of offices and more than CHF 50 billion in customer assets under management.

Swiss Life Holding, registered in Zurich, dates back to the Swiss Life Insurance and Pension Company founded in 1857. Shares of Swiss Life Holding are listed on the SWX Swiss Exchange (SLHN). The Swiss Life Group employs a staff of around 10 000.

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