Paris, November 8th, 2022 - Allianz Partners, a world leader in insurance and assistance services, has announced the appointment of Dr Francois-Xavier Duchateau as its Group Chief Medical Officer (CMO), effective since 1st August 2022. Francois-Xavier will be overseeing the medical activities of Allianz Partners’ worldwide entities across Medical Assistance and International Health.
François-Xavier first joined Allianz Partners in 1997 to manage medical evacuations and repatriations, and has since held a number of roles across Medical Assistance in France including CMO for Allianz Partners‘ Medical Global Competency Center in Brussels. For the past five years, he has been Deputy Group CMO within the Group Medical Operations team.
In parallel to his career at Allianz Partners, François-Xavier remains an active emergency physician with the SAMU, the French emergency medical service.
Tomas Kunzmann, CEO & Board Member of Allianz Partners, commented: “Francois-Xavier combines a deep expertise in the field of medicine with an understanding of the complexities of our global business. In his new leadership role, he is uniquely placed to add strategic input to our medical operations and implement best practices to meet our customers’ needs. Francois-Xavier will ensure that our customers, wherever in the world they may be, will receive a high level of care and have peace of mind, knowing they are accompanied by Allianz Partners.”