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.
CEO Northern and Eastern Europe, Asia and South Africa
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 partner in 2010, in charge of the Organization & HR practice in France.
In 2015 Pascal was appointed Group COO for Europ Assistance Group and went on to become the Group’s General Manager.
Pascal Baumgarten is a graduate of HEC Paris business school.
Jean-Yves Le Berre
Jean-Yves Le Berre joins Europ Assistance with over 20 years’ experience in the insurance sector. He will be responsible for the Insurance, COO and CFO functions of the Group.
Previously, Jean-Yves was Chief Executive Officer for AXA Emerging Europe based in Paris, appointed in 2016. Having started his career with AXA as a project manager in 1991, Jean-Yves rose to hold several significant roles including Deputy CEO and CFO of AXA Central and Eastern Europe from 2012-2016 and Senior Vice President - Strategy, Business Control & Procurement of AXA France in 2011-2012.
Jean-Yves Le Berre graduated from Ecole Polytechnique in 1989 and ENSAE in 1991. He is also a qualified Actuary.
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.