Personnel change in the Executive Board

Corporate news announcement processed and transmitted by Hugin ASA. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------- Peter Balzer, member of the Executive Board and responsible for the Operations division, is leaving the company on 30 April 2008 at his own request in order to follow a new path in his professional life. Peter Balzer began working as the Head of Logistics (IT, central logistic services, company organisation) in November 2001 and from 2002 to 2003, he successfully managed the merger of the two logistic departments of the former Coop Leben and that of National. As Head of Operations since 2005, he has been responsible for IT, central services, the set-up of process management and the overall coordination of numerous strategic implementation projects. The Board of Directors and Executive Board would like to thank Mr Balzer for his unfailing commitment to Nationale Suisse and wish him every success and happiness for the future. Wolfgang Gemünd, Head of Business Unit 1, will take over responsibility for the Operations division pending the appointment of Mr Balzer's successor. Brief profile Nationale Suisse is an innovative, The headquarters of Swiss international Swiss insurer providing National Insurance Company first-rate risk and pension solutions and is tailored niche products. The Group has in Basel. Nationale Suisse gross premiums of CHF 1.87 billion, one is listed on the SWX Swiss third of which come from their Exchange (NATN). On 31 subsidiaries in Germany, Belgium, Italy December 2007 the Group and Spain. employed 1,851 persons (1,721 FTEs). Downloads Disclaimer You can access this media release on our Swiss National Insurance website under Company wishes to point out Medien/Medienmitteilung. that any forward-looking statements in this report are based on projections, estimates and assumptions. The influence of uncertain and unforeseeable circumstances and certain risks may mean that actual performance deviates significantly from our expectations. Information Sabrina Pagnetti Nationale Suisse Head of Information & Communication Steinengraben 41 Tel. +41 61 275 22 33 4003 Basel Fax +41 61 275 22 21 Important dates Annual General Meeting 19.05.2008 Publication of Semi-Annual Report 22.09.2008 --- End of Message --- Nationale Suisse Steinengraben 41 Basel WKN: 1081197; ISIN: CH0010811971; Index: SMCI, SPI, SPIEX; Listed: Main Market in SWX Swiss Exchange;