Cyrille de Montgolfier new head WTW France
Willis Towers Watson (WTW) in April 2020 appointed Cyrille de Montgolfier as the new leader of its French business, Gras Savoye Willis Towers Watson (GSWTW), based in Paris.
He brings over three decades of insurance industry experience to the role and will be responsible for setting the strategic vision of GSWTW, developing innovative solutions to client needs, and driving revenues across multiple lines of business.
Since early 2019, de Montgolfier has been running an insurance mergers and acquisitions boutique, Nemrod Finance, along with two co-partners. Prior to that, he served as CEO of La Parisienne Assurance, a leading private insurance company in France. He also spent 16 years at AXA, where he held several leadership positions, including senior vice president of European and public affairs; CEO of central and eastern Europe; and head of human resources and internal communication for AXA France.
De Montgolfier is a graduate of political science school Sciences Po and of Ecole Nationale d’Administration in Paris; he also holds a Master’s degree in business law and in public law from Panthéon Assas University, also in Paris.