Allianz Partners has announced Dr Francois-Xavier Duchateau as its Group Chief Medical Officer (CMO), effective since 1 August 2022.
Duchateau will oversee the medical activities of Allianz Partners’ worldwide entities across Medical Assistance and International Health.
He first joined the company in 1997 to manage medical evacuations and repatriations, and has since held roles in medical assistance, including CMO for Allianz Partners’ Medical Global Competency Center in Brussels. For the past five years, he has held the role of Deputy Group CMO in the Group Medical Operations team.
In addition to his career at Allianz Partners, Duchateau is an emergency physician with the Service d'Aide Médicale Urgente (SAMU), the French emergency medical service.
Tomas Kunzmann, CEO and Board Member of Allianz Partners, said: “Francois-Xavier combines a deep expertise in the field of medicine with an understanding of the complexities of our global business. In his new leadership role, he is uniquely placed to add strategic input to our medical operations and implement best practices to meet our customers’ needs.
“Francois-Xavier will ensure that our customers, wherever in the world they may be, will receive a high level of care and have peace of mind, knowing they are accompanied by Allianz Partners.”