Managing Director and Group CEO
Philippe Donnet has been appointed Managing Director and Group CEO of Generali on 17 March 2016.
Between 1985 and 2007 he held various positions within the AXA Group, most recently serving as CEO, Asia Pacific. In 2007 he became the Managing Director for Asia Pacific at Wendel Investissement, Singapore. In 2010 he co-founded the investment management company HLD in Paris. On 7 October 2013 he joined Generali as Country Manager Italy and CEO of Generali Italia, position he held until May 2016. In this role, he led the programme to merge the five Generali brands operating in Italy, one of Europe's most complex integration and simplification projects.
Philippe Donnet graduated from the École Polytechnique in Paris and the Institut des Actuaires Français.
Knight of the National Order of Merit (France).