The CNP Assurances Board of Directors today approved Antoine Lissowski’s appointment as Chief Executive Officer of CNP Assurances.
Upon the recommendation of its Remuneration and Nominations Committee, the CNP Assurances Board of Directors today approved Antoine Lissowski’s appointment as Chief Executive Officer of CNP Assurances. Antoine Lissowski has been acting as interim CEO since 1 September 2018.
“The exceptional skills that Antoine Lissowski has shown as Deputy CEO since 2007, combined with his perfect knowledge of the company, prompted the unanimous decision by the Board of Directors to appoint him as Chief Executive Officer of CNP Assurances. Together with the employees, he will be able to fulfil a great vision for CNP Assurances to the benefit of all our shareholders, partners and customers, at this particular moment in the history of the company,” says Jean-Paul Faugère, Chairman of the CNP Assurances Board of Directors.
On the occasion of his appointment, Antoine Lissowski declares: “I am very happy and honoured about the trust that the Board has placed in me at this important time in the history of the company. I shall make every effort, with the help of all the teams at CNP Assurances, to reinforce the Group’s growth with its partners in France and abroad.”
The Board of Directors has also appointed Xavier Larnaudie-Eiffel, Deputy CEO, as "second chief executive officer" for regulatory issues.
Antoine Lissowski graduated from the Paris Institute of Political Studies and is an alumnus of the National School of Administration (ENA). He started his career at Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations as head of foreign currency treasury transactions and eurocredits (1982-1985). As Commission des Opérations de Bourse (COB) Project Coordinator in 1985, he coordinated the first working groups on integrity in financial activities.
In 1988, he returned to Caisse des Dépôts as head of sales development in monetary and bond market transactions. In 1990, he became CEO of Caisse autonome de Refinancement (CAR – Caisse des Dépôts Group), then in 1992, was appointed as Financial Director in the banking and financial activities division of Caisse des Dépôts. In 2000, when it was founded, he took the financial reins of CDC IXIS, then became in charge of the own-funds division in 2002.
In December 2003, he became member of the management board of CNP Assurances, and Chairperson of the Economic and Financial Plenary Commission of FFSA (now FFA, French Federation of Insurance).
In 2007, Antoine Lissowski was appointed as Deputy CEO, CFO of CNP Assurances and member of the CNP Assurances Executive Committee, before he became Interim CEO on 1 September 2018.
Xavier Larnaudie-Eiffel is a graduate of the Bordeaux Institute of Political Studies and of the National School of Administration (1982). A senior civil servant until 1986, he joined the French Treasury where he held various positions until 1993, and was in charge of international and European monetary issues in particular. In 1993, he was appointed adviser to the Minister for the Economy on matters related to Europe and international economic development. In 1994, he was appointed junior director of the Treasury's insurance department, in charge of insurance industry regulation and oversight in particular.
From 1995 to 2000, Xavier Larnaudie-Eiffel was Principal Private Secretary to the European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs. As such, most of his time was spent preparing the introduction of the euro. In March 2000, he became Vice Chair of Solving International, with specific responsibility for the financial services and banking industry in Europe and Brazil. He has been a member of the CNP Assurances Executive Board since 2003 and Deputy Chief Executive Officer since 10 July 2007.
Xavier Larnaudie-Eiffel is the Chairperson of the European insurance company committee (Brussels) and of the FFA's (French Federation of Insurance Companies) life committee, and is a member of the IRSG (Insurance and Reinsurance Stakeholder Group) of EIPOA (European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority).
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