Generali Appoints Cécile Paillard as New Group Chief Transformation Officer
Generali Appoints Cécile Paillard as New Group Chief Transformation Officer
Generali has announced the appointment of Cécile Paillard as Group Chief Transformation Officer, effective September 2, 2024.
Generali Appoints Cécile Paillard as New Group Chief Transformation Officer

Reporting directly to General Manager Marco Sesana, Paillard will be tasked with accelerating the Group’s transformation, focusing on digitalization and innovation in customer experience and distribution networks, which are key to the Lifetime Partner model. Additionally, she will join the Group Management Committee.

Paillard brings over 25 years of experience in financial services and notable expertise in strategic planning and innovation. She has held leadership roles at international insurance companies, most recently serving as CEO for the Mediterranean, Middle East, and Africa at Coface Group, and previously held positions of increasing responsibility at AXA.

Marco Sesana, Generali Group General Manager, said: “Leading innovation is one of the three pillars of our strategy “Lifetime Partner 24: Driving Growth”, and the transformation process is a key engine powering our future growth.”

He added: “With Cécile’s support, we will further strengthen our commitment towards the development of an innovative, agile and digitally-enabled organisation, for the benefit of our customers and all stakeholders.”

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