07Jul10

Press release

Group

Jean-Charles Simon is appointed Head of Group Communications and Public Affairs of SCOR, as well as Chief Economist

New appointment at SCOR.

Jean-Charles Simon will assume his new functions on 19 July 2010. He is succeeding to Sylvain Fort (who has left the Group) as Head of Group Communications and Public Affairs. He is succeeding to Philippe Trainar (who has become Chief Risk Officer and member of the Executive Committee) as Chief Economist. This appointment complements the Group central functions reorganisation which was initiated in January 2010.

 
 
Jean-Charles Simon, 40, was previously Head of Public and Economic Affairs at Groupama. He graduated from the Ecole nationale de la statistique et de l'administration économique (Ensae) and from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques in 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 République party (RPR) in 1998-1999, and then joined the French Federation of Insurance Companies (FFSA) as 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 is also 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