Sompo further expands into France with appointment of Jean-Marie Guegan as Head of Accident & Health Insurance

December 6, 2023

Continued growth in the Continental Europe region remains a strategic priority for the company


LUXEMBOURG – December 6, 2023 – Sompo today announced that Jean-Marie Guegan has joined the company as Head of Accident & Health (A&H) Insurance, France. He will report to Marilyn Faugas, Country Manager, Insurance, France. Mr. Guegan will be based in Paris. The company is in the process of establishing insurance operations in France, subject to required regulatory notifications.

Ms. Faugas said, “Jean-Marie brings more than three decades of A&H insurance industry experience, both in France and abroad. He is well-respected for his ability to develop, implement and execute on successful business strategies and he will be an asset as we grow our A&H capabilities and expand this team. I look forward to working with Jean-Marie as we continue to differentiate Sompo in the market by providing comprehensive solutions for our clients and distribution partners.”

With over 35 years of insurance industry experience, Mr. Guegan joins Sompo from Generali, where he was most recently Global Head of Underwriting, Personal Accident, Affinity and Business Travel Accident insurance. Prior to that, he held various A&H management and leadership roles with AIG in France, South Africa, Dubai and Greece.


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“Sompo” refers to Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based holding company, together with its consolidated subsidiaries. Through its operating subsidiaries, Sompo is a leading global provider of commercial and consumer property and casualty (re)insurance. Sompo International Holdings Ltd. is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Sompo Holdings, Inc. (“Sompo Holdings”). With more than 9000 employees at Sompo, 75,000 employees total worldwide, entities in over 46 countries and over USD 35 billion in Gross Written Premiums, Sompo Holdings is one of the leading property and casualty insurance groups in the world. Sompo Holdings maintains excellent financial strength as evidenced by the ratings of A+ (Superior) from A.M. Best (XV size category) and A+ (Strong) from Standard and Poor’s on its principal operating subsidiaries. For more information about Sompo, follow us on LinkedIn or please visit


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