24May13

Press release

Group

Departure of Jean-Charles Simon

Jean-Charles Simon, who has been Chief Economist and Director of Public Affairs and Communications at SCOR since July 2010, has decided to devote himself to business projects in other areas in which he has been involved for a long time. He will therefore leave his post within the Group on 3 June 2013.

Jean-Charles Simon, who has been Chief Economist and Director of Public Affairs and Communications at SCOR since July 2010, has decided to devote himself to business projects in other areas in which he has been involved for a long time. He will therefore leave his post within the Group on 3 June 2013.
 
 
Denis Kessler, Chairman & CEO of SCOR, comments: “I would like to thank Jean-Charles for his contribution to the Group’s development over the past three years. He has enabled us to further our knowledge of the economic environment in which the Group is evolving on a global level. Throughout the implementation of the Strong Momentum plan, Jean-Charles has also helped to further strengthen the Group’s reputation as a first-rate global reinsurer. The entire management team of SCOR and I wish him every success with his business project."

 
 
Jean-Charles Simon (42), graduated from the Ecole nationale de la statistique et de l'administration économique(ENSAE) and from the Institut d'Etudes Politiquesin Paris (Sciences Po, IEP Paris). He started his career as an equity derivatives trader at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson in Paris then London, in 1997-1998. He then became Head of Studies of the Rassemblement pour la Républiqueparty (RPR) in 1998-1999, before joining the French Federation of Insurance Companies (FFSA) as Advisor to the Chairman and Head of Public Affairs from 1999 to 2003. From 2004 to 2008, he was Director of the Association française des entreprises privées(AFEP), and then Managing Director of the French Business Confederation (MEDEF) from 2008 to 2010. He has also been an independent Board member of the Hi-Media group since 2005.

Contact

Marie-Laurence Bouchon

Group Head of Communications

+33 (0)1 58 44 75 43

mbouchon@scor.com

 

Ian Kelly

Head of Investor Relations

+44 203 207 8561

ikelly@scor.com