RSA France appoints Gaëlle Tortuyaux as managing director

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Gaëlle joins RSA in October 2017 and will lead a 100-strong team that provides tailored, risk managed solutions for large and multinational business domiciled in France

She will report to Richard Turner, Europe Director, Global Risk Solutions, RSA.

She has been chief executive officer 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.

Richard Turner said:

“Gaëlle is highly respected among brokers and customers as well as her peers. 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.”

Gaëlle Tortuyaux said:

“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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Notes to editors

Gaëlle Tortuyaux biography:

  • 2015 ‑ Sep 2017: Chief executive officer, Axa Corporate Solutions UK
  • 2011‑ 2015: Head of property, construction and casualty underwriting; Head of business excellence and client service delivery in AXA CS, UK
  • 2008 ‑ 2011: International technical manager, Axa CS, Paris
  • 2004 ‑ 2008: Senior property underwriter, Axa CS, Paris
  • 2003 ‑ 2004: Operations deputy manager, Axa CS, Paris
  • 2000 ‑ 2003: Legal counsel, claims, Axa CS, Paris

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