2 July 2015
BNP Paribas Cardif has announced the appointment of Vincent Sussfeld as Head of the Asia Zone. He reports to Jean-Bertrand Laroche, Chief Operating Officer, International Markets, and replaces Xavier Guilmineau, who is taking up a new role within the BNP Paribas Group.
Vincent Sussfeld becomes a member of the Executive Committee of BNP Paribas Cardif.
Within the scope of his responsibilities Vincent Sussfeld will continue to drive the growth of BNP Paribas Cardif's business in this strategic region. His in-depth knowledge of the insurance business and deep experience will allow him to strengthen and expand the distinctive structure deployed by BNP Paribas Cardif in Asia. He will leverage the assets of six joint ventures and partnerships with leading distribution partners in the six markets where BNP Paribas Cardif is present in Asia: China, South Korea, India, Japan, Taiwan and Vietnam.
Vincent Sussfeld, 43, is a graduate of the EM Lyon Business School (1995), the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (1997) and the Ecole Nationale d'Administration (2001 - Mandela graduating cohort). He began his career at Allianz France in 2007 as head of CSR, subsequently leading the insurer's transformation and innovation project as part of the property and casualty insurance claims department.
He joined BNP Paribas Cardif in 2007 as head of public affairs. He then became deputy head of the SBI Life joint venture in India (2009) and subsequently head of international sales development (2012). He has been deputy head of Asia alongside Xavier Guilmineau since the beginning of 2015.
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