Generali Country Italy & Global Business Lines Announce Key Appointments

11 May 2022

  • Giulia Raffo appointed Chief Financial Officer of Generali Country Italy & Global Business Lines
  • Manlio Lostuzzi, CEO of Generali Global Corporate & Commercial, extends his responsibility assuming also the role of Head of Generali Global Business Lines Insurance Technical Coordination.
  • Ludovic Bayard appointed new CEO of Generali Employee Benefits.

Milan, Italy – Generali Country Italy and Global Business Lines announce three key appointments.

Giulia Raffo, formerly Group Head of Investor and Rating Agency Relations, is appointed Chief Financial Officer of Generali Country Italy & Global Business Lines. Raffo also assumes the role of Chief Financial Officer of Generali Italia as well as the role of Managing Director of the Administration area at Generali Business Solutions.

Raffo takes over from Cristina Morgan, who retires after more than 30 years at Generali, during which she held roles of increased responsibility.

Manlio LostuzziCEO of Generali Global Corporate & Commercial (GC&C) – is appointed Head of GBL Insurance Technical Coordination, with the responsibility to steer and monitor Generali Global Business Lines’ technical performance. Manlio Lostuzzi also maintains his role as CEO of GC&C.

Ludovic Bayard is appointed CEO of Generali Employee Benefits (GEB). Former General Manager Generali Employee Benefits, Bayard can leverage an extensive experience in the market, and he is recognized as a trusted point of reference in a sector where GEB plays a leading role.

Bayard is also the legal representative of Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. in Luxembourg, with the responsibility to oversee the overall Luxembourg Branch activities.1

Paolo Ribotta, former CEO of GEB, who joined Generali in 2012 to set up and run Global Corporate & Commercial and who strengthened operational excellence at GEB over the past 2 years, will pursue other professional opportunities.

Marco Sesana, Country Manager & CEO of Generali Italia and Global Business Lines commented: “I firmly believe that these appointments will further enable us to serve our clients at the highest level. I would like to welcome Giulia to Country Italy & Global Business Lines, confident that she will contribute significantly to the achievement of our profitable growth targets. I would also like to thank Manlio for having accepted an expanded role, proof of our ambition to always pursue technical excellence.
With more than 20 years in the Generali Group - of which over 10 at GEB - Ludovic starts a new chapter aware of the many assets he can leverage on, from the history and experience of a strong international Group to a powerful and well-recognized brand, to a best-in-class network partners

1Subject to the approval by the local regulator.