Dorothée Burkel

Chief Corporate and People Operations Officer

Dorothée Burkel is a member of PartnerRe’s Executive Committee and has executive responsibility for IT, Facilities and for strategies related to attracting, developing and retaining the best talent, aligning culture and strategy, and ensuring governance and operational effectiveness. 

Mrs. Burkel specializes in Human Resources & Communications and has experience across a number of international companies.  Prior to joining PartnerRe, Mrs. Burkel was formerly the Human Resources Director for Google Southern Europe from 2008 – 2012. In 2012, this role was extended to include the Middle East and Africa and in 2015, to the entire EMEA region where she supported Google’s Business and G&A functions.

Mrs. Burkel worked for AOL France from 2001 – 2005 as the Human Resources Director and was promoted to Vice President for Human Resources and Corporate Communications for AOL France in 2005. Before leaving in 2008, she also took on the responsibility for Branding and Communications for AOL Europe.

Mrs. Burkel holds a Master’s degree in French Modern Literature and graduated with honors in Political Sciences from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris.

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