Head of Italy
Education and beginnings:
Isabella Fumagalli holds a degree in business from Bocconi University in Milan. She joined Cardif in 1999 after one year as a consultant and six years with J.P. Morgan, doing M&A (London) and Asset Management (Milan).
From 1999 to 2002, Isabella Fumagalli was Commercial Director in charge of life insurance products within Cardif Italy. In 2002, she became Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Cardif Assicurazioni.
In 2007, she was appointed Head of Southern Europe for BNP Paribas Cardif, covering Italy, Spain, Portugal and Croatia. Her responsibilities were expanded to the larger Central and Southern Europe zone in 2008, adding Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria and Romania.
In 2010, Isabella Fumagalli joined the Executive Committee of BNP Paribas Cardif as Head of Italy. She is responsible for development of all distribution channels and partnerships of BNP Paribas Cardif in this country and for the local cooperation with Ageas.