15 September 2017Insurance

RSA France poaches CEO of AXA Corporate Solutions UK

Insurer RSA has hired the CEO of AXA Corporate Solutions UK to become managing director of its French unit.

Gaëlle Tortuyaux will join RSA in October 2017 and lead the team that provides tailored, risk managed solutions for the large and multinational business domiciled in France.

Tortuyaux has been CEO of AXA Corporate Solutions UK and of the AXA CS global executive. She has held leadership roles at AXA in both France and the UK since 2000.

Tortuyaux will report to Richard Turner, Europe director, global risk solutions, RSA.

"Gaëlle is highly respected among brokers and customers as well as her peers," Turner said. "Her appointment will help drive forward RSA’s growth in France across our lines of business including commercial property, liability, construction, power & engineering and marine. She will bring a wealth of experience of both the French and UK insurance markets and we look forward to welcoming Gaelle to RSA."

Tortuyaux commented: "I am looking really forward to joining RSA to lead the French operation, with the management team, in building long-term relationships with customers and brokers, enriching our value proposition and differentiating our brand. This will enable us to grow our business in a sustainable manner and help RSA achieve its best-in-class ambitions for our clients and shareholders' benefit."

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