ACE Appoints Véronique Brionne Country President for Iberia
MADRID -- January 30, 2014
ACE Group today announced the appointment of Véronique Brionne as Country
President for its Iberia region, covering both Spain and Portugal.
In this role, Véronique will be responsible for managing the performance,
strategy and development of all of ACE’s property and casualty, accident and
health and consumer lines operations in Spain and Portugal. She will be based
in Madrid and will report to Jeff Moghrabi, Regional President, Continental
Europe at ACE.
Véronique joins ACE from AXA where she spent 15 years, based in three European
countries including over two years in Spain.
Most recently, Véronique was Property and Casualty (P&C) Programme Director
for the Northern, Central and Eastern European region spanning five markets.
In this role, her responsibilities included ensuring and improving the
profitability of the regional P&C business, the successful development of the
product portfolio in the corporate and SME segments, and the development of
strategy for the business overall.
Previously, as Head of the CEO & Chairman’s office for AXA Global P&C and a
member of the Mutuelle Saint-Christophe Assurances management committee, she
held various management responsibilities across both the personal and
commercial lines portfolios and in a wide number of areas including
underwriting, claims, actuarial, marketing and IT. Véronique began her career
as an actuary.
Véronique succeeds Angel Diaz, who was recently appointed to the role of
Country President for ACE in Brazil and who has relocated to São Paulo. Her
appointment is effective 3 February.
Jeff Moghrabi, Regional President, Continental Europe at ACE, said:
“With 15 years of relevant insurance industry experience, management
responsibility spanning both commercial and personal lines, and dedicated
experience across a wide range of countries and functional disciplines,
Véronique brings a great wealth of all-round experience to this key role for
“Iberia is one of ACE’s most important markets in Continental Europe and
Véronique is ideally placed to drive forward our plans for targeted growth and
continued investment in the property and casualty business and in the accident
and health sector, where Spain is a centre of expertise for our region and
represents our largest direct marketing business in Continental Europe.
“Finally, I want to thank Serge Osouf for stepping up to provide the
leadership as interim Country President for Iberia over recent months that has
ensured strong continuity for the business, and for driving forward our plans
for development in 2014.”
ACE Group is one of the world’s largest multiline property and casualty
insurers. With operations in 54 countries, ACE provides commercial and
personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental
health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of
clients. ACE Limited, the parent company of the ACE Group, is listed on the
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ACE) and is a component of the S&P 500 index.
Communications Manager EMEA
Tel: +44 (0)20 7173 7793
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