9 September 2016 - N° 20
Appointments at SCOR
SCOR announces two appointments within the central Group functions.
Claire Le Gall-Robinson joins SCOR as Group General Secretary with effect from October 2016. Reporting to Romain Launay, Group Chief Operating Officer, she will notably be responsible for the secretariat of the Group's Board of Directors and Executive Committee, as well as being in charge of compliance and public affairs. The Legal department will report to her, and she will oversee regulatory affairs, which now fall under the responsibility of the Regulatory and Prudential Affairs department. Claire Le Gall-Robinson will be based in Paris.
Philippe Verdoire is appointed Head of Group Cost Control and Budgeting, reporting to Ian Kelly, Head of Group Financial Planning and Analysis, and to Romain Launay, Group Chief Operating Officer. His role will be to deliver strong performance in expense management with a view to further optimizing the cost base of the Group. Philippe Verdoire will be based in Paris.
Claire Le Gall-Robinson, 41, is a lawyer admitted the Paris and New York Bars. A graduate of Harvard Law School (Master of Laws) and the Paris II- Panthéon Assas University (Corporate and tax law), she has practiced for more than 17 years in leading US law firms Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Prior to joining SCOR, she was a partner in the Corporate department of the international law firm Gowling WLG in Paris.
Philippe Verdoire, 48, is a graduate of the SKEMA Business School, Sophia Antipolis, France and of the University of Lyon, France. Having begun his career with Ernst & Young in an audit capacity, he subsequently joined ABB, a leading global power and automation technology company, in 2003. At ABB he occupied various roles, including Head of Internal Audit for Finance and Special Projects, Division Controller for Power Products, and Global Procurement Head for Indirect Goods and Services. In 2013 he became the Business Unit Controller for Industry Solutions, Mining and Minerals Processing.
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