Philipp Gmür (1963) has been CEO of Helvetia Group since 2016. In addition to studying law at the University of Freiburg (Dr. iur.) and at Duke Law School (LL.M.), he is a member of the Swiss bar. He also completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. After working as an attorney and in administration, Philipp Gmür worked as a secretary at the Lucerne Court of Appeal. In 1993 he joined Helvetia Versicherungen, then known as Helvetia Patria. From 1995 onwards he was general agent in Lucerne, from 2000 on head of sales and member of the management of Helvetia Switzerland. In 2003 he became CEO of Helvetia Switzerland and member of the Executive Board of Helvetia Group.
Philipp Gmür is, among others, a member of the board of the Swiss Insurance Association SSV and economiesuisse, a member of the board of trustees of Avenir Suisse as well as a member of the board of directors of the Swiss Insurance Association.