General Re Overview

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  • Stamford, CT
  • 501 to 1000 Employees
  • 1980
  • Subsidiary or Business Segment
  • Insurance Carriers
  • $5 to $10 billion (USD)


General Re, or Gen Re to its friends, is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway and a leading property/casualty and life reinsurance player. The company's main subsidiary, General Reinsurance, is one of the biggest reinsurers in the US. Its second-largest operating company is ...

General Re Reviews

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Franklin (Tad) Montross
Franklin (Tad) Montross
19 Ratings
Current Employee, more than 10 years

"Great place to work"

Mar 16, 2017 - Vice President in Stamford, CT
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO


Great training programs. There has historically been Low turnover for a reason. Bosses have mostly been reasonable, with one exception but that's a great record.


No free Coke products, which you naughty expect from a Berkshire owned company. Also no Pepsi products in site. I wonder why.

Advice to Management

Have a nice day and I hope the new management is wildly successful and make us all very comfortable and fulfilled.
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General Re Interviews

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Campus Recruiting44%
Employee Referral22%
Applied online22%

  1. Jurist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Cologne
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at General Re (Cologne)


    Schnelle Bearbeitung der Bewerbung und zügige Einladung zum Gespräch. Freundlicher Empfang in Köln und angenehmes fachliches Gespräch mit zwei Aktuaren. Die Firmenkultur erschien mir sehr professionell, der zwischenmenschliche Umgang locker.

    Tiefergehende fachliche Fragen zu juristischen Themen.

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