Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) announced the appointment of Delphine Marchessaux as the Regional Head for Marine in Mediterranean & Africa effective December 7, 2021 reporting to AGCS Mediterranean & Africa Managing Director Patrick Thiels and AGCS Global Head of Marine Ulrich Kadow. She takes over from Elisabeth Pinquier who left the Allianz Group and brings over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry.
“I am pleased with Delphine’s appointment. She is well connected with clients and brokers in our region and brings a strong management track record as well as profound underwriting expertise. I have every confidence that she will further drive growth and profitability in our marine business in the future,” says AGCS Mediterranean & Africa Managing Director, Patrick Thiels.
Delphine joins AGCS from Lloyd’s Europe where she was Chief Underwriting Officer. Before that, she spent over 18 years at AXA in various leadership and management roles. She holds a Master’s degree in Business Law through the University of Sheffield and a Postgraduate degree in Aviation Law & Economics from IFURTA.