The Europ Assistance Group Management Committee (EA- GMC) is responsible for simplifying the Group corporate governance system and organization.
Europ Assistance's management committee
The Group Management Committee focuses on efforts to improve our decision-making processes and accelerate the transformation of our group to meet the challenges of the assistance and travel insurance sectors. They do this by enhancing the organization's competitiveness, facilitating team collaboration, and consolidating our global presence. This way, we can achieve the goals laid out in the We Connect strategic plan and better place customers at the heart of everything we do.
Group Chief Executive Officer
Before joining Europ Assistance in 2014, Antoine Parisi served in various leadership roles within the AXA Group for over 20 years, most recently as Chairman and CEO of AXA Assistance France.
Antoine Parisi began his professional career in 1992 within the AXA Group. From 1997 to 2000, he held the post of Executive Deputy to the Head of Business Support US, UK, Benelux.
In 2001, he was appointed CEO of AXA e-Services, an entity in charge of providing e-business solutions for all Axa Group business units.
In 2003, Antoine Parisi was promoted Chief Executive Officer of AXA Group Solutions, an international organization responsible for delivering shared IT solutions to AXA Group business units.
In 2009, he became a member of the Executive Committee of AXA Belgium, where he held the position of COO then Managing Director of the P&C Retail Business Unit.
In November 2013, he was appointed Chairman and CEO of AXA Assistance France and Key Account Director in parallel.
Antoine holds an Executive MBA from the ESSEC business school in Paris and a Diploma in Actuarial Studies and Statistics from the University of Paris VI.
General Manager and Group Chief Operating Officer
Pascal Baumgarten began his professional career at the McKinsey & Company consulting firm in 1998.
After three years, he joined the Cytale company (now Bookeen), inventor of the first electronic book dubbed Cybook, as a project manager responsible for the development of professional applications.
In 2003, he returned to McKinsey, where he became associate director in 2010. He was previously responsible for the Organization & HR skills center for this same company in France.
Pascal Baumgarten is a graduate of the HEC Paris business school. He is also a member of the Research Committee of the HEC Foundation and co-founder of the “Cercle du Leadership.”
Global Head of Business Lines and Group Chief Sales & Marketing Officer
Pierre Brigadeau began his professional career in the Motor industry at Ford Motor Company in 1990, where he performed several Sales, Marketing, and Customer Service functions across Europe.
In August 2000, he was appointed Director European Marketing & Wholesale Business Development at the Ford Europe headquarters in Cologne. Pierre Brigadeau spent four years in Germany with the Ford Motor Company.
In 2002, he joined France Secours International Assistance (Mondial Assistance Group) as COO before being appointed Director of the Automotive Sales Division, where he helped win the Citroën account in France and Germany.
In November 2006, Pierre Brigadeau joined The Innovation Group, a UK-based motor claims TPA/BPO company, where he served as CEO Europe-South until 2008.
In November 2008, he was hired by the AXA Group as P&C Group Chief Claims Officer, in charge of defining and deploying a worldwide claims management program.
In 2012, Pierre Brigadeau joined Cunningham Lindsey as CEO for Continental Europe and Ireland.
Pierre Brigadeau holds an MSc degree in Business Administration from ESCAE Bretagne-Brest.
Group Chief Human Resources & Communication Officer
Throughout his career, Roberto worked in numerous industries— IT, insurance, media, pharmaceuticals, and management education—where he has held a variety of HR and Business (Sales, and Strategic Planning) management roles for over twenty years, including being a Senior Manager at Bain & Co, a leading international management consulting firm.
Prior to joining Europ Assistance as Chief Human Resources & Communication Officer, Roberto held different HR executive roles within the Generali Group focusing on Generali Group Functions and Platforms, as well as on the Investment and Asset Management division.
He has also gained extensive international experience as he has worked and lived many years in France and Spain, on top of the positions held in Italy, his native country.
Roberto holds a PH.D. and an M.A. in Business Administration from Bocconi University in Milan, Italy and has been Visiting Professor in various business schools in Europe; has written two management books and numerous articles published in international management journals.