EX-32.1 5 c53464_ex32-1.htm

Exhibit 32.1

 

CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO 18 U.S.C. SECTION 1350, AS ADOPTED

PURSUANT TO SECTION 906 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002

          In connection with the Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2008 of Transatlantic Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the date hereof (the “Report”), I, Robert F. Orlich, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, certify, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350, as adopted pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, that to my knowledge:

 

 

 

(1) The Report fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended; and

 

 

 

(2) The information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.


 

 

 

/s/ ROBERT F. ORLICH

 


 

Robert F. Orlich

 

President and Chief Executive Officer

Date: May 9, 2008

The foregoing is being furnished solely pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350, as adopted pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, and is not being filed as part of this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q or as a separate disclosure document.