Generali name travel insurance president

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Generali Global Assistance has announced that it has appointed Philippe Gervais as President of Generali Global Assistance’s Travel Insurance company.

Phillipe will be located in Generali’s Travel Insurance headquarters, in San Diego, US, and will report to Chris Carnicelli, CEO of Generali Global Assistance North America. Phillipe has previous experience in global leadership, having been appointed Europ Assistance’s Director of Strategy and Acquisitions in 2003 and in 2010, he was named CEO of Océalis and President of Europ Téléassistance in charge of the French Business Unit. In 2014, he was named the CEO of Europ Assistance Belgium.

“Philippe’s global experience and leadership are invaluable as we set forth our aggressive expansion plans to become the world’s best travel insurance and assistance provider,” Chris said. “I have worked with Philippe for over 10 years, and I’m looking forward to his knowledge and council as part of the executive team.”

Phillipe said of the appointment: “Being part of the team that helped bring in the companies that have now formed into Generali Global Assistance, I’m truly impressed with what they have become under the North America team’s guidance. I’m excited to be joining on the Generali Global Assistance executive leadership team and helping guide the travel insurance activity through its next stage of growth.”