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, Central 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 is responsible for the Insurance and CFO functions of the Group. He is also Deputy Chief Executive Officer of EA SA, the EA insurance entity which operates through 7 branches (Spain, Portugal, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg, Belgium, Germany and its French operations).
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.
Human Resources & Organization Director
Véronique’s key responsibilities are to develop people strategies across the Group and to oversee the HR and Internal Communication activities.
Véronique graduated from INSA Toulouse in IT engineering. She started her career in AXA Group in the IT Department, as engineer, manager and internal consultant, then moving to AXA France services to define and implement the IT sourcing strategy.
Afterwards, she joined Generali France to support legal mergers and reorganizations within the company. She pursued her career in HR as Head of HRBP and then Head of Career and Management Development. For the last eight years she has been Head of Organization and Transformation, leading strategic projects of operational and business model transformation, reorganizations and HR transformation.