QBE appoints Delphnin Leroy as General Manager for France


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QBE has appointed Delphine Leroy as the new General Manager for France, subject to regulatory approval.

Delphine joins from CNA Hardy where she was Head of Europe South, having also previously led CNA Hardy France.  She holds strong expertise across underwriting and distribution and in particular performance management, strategic change and delivery.

 Chris Wallace, Executive Director of Europe, QBE European Operations, said: “I look forward to welcoming Delphine to the team which represents the next steps of building our presence in France. We have witnessed strong growth in this region over the past few years and continue to see considerable opportunities for QBE moving forward.”

 She joins QBE on the 8 November 2021 and will take over from Fabien Vaillant who has acted as interim General Manager in addition to his position as Underwriting Manager.


About QBE

QBE European Operations is part of QBE Insurance Group, one of the world’s leading international insurers and reinsurers and Standard & Poor’s A+ rated. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, QBE’s gross written premium for the year ended 31 December 2018 was US$13.7 billion.

As a business insurance specialist, QBE European Operations offers a range of insurance products from the standard suite of property, casualty and motor to the specialist financial lines, marine and energy. All are tailored to the individual needs of our small, medium and large client base.

We understand the crucial role that effective risk management plays in all organisations and work hard to understand our clients’ businesses so that we offer insurance solutions that meet their needs – from complex programmes to simpler e-trading solutions – and support them in minimising their risk exposures. Our expert risk management and rehabilitation practitioners focus on helping clients improve their risk management so that they may benefit from a reduction in claims frequency and costs.

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