Hassen Bennour

Senior Executive Officer
Coface Credit Insurance GCC Ltd

Hassen Bennour has over 16 Years of Successful Experience in Leadership Positions in the Insurance, M&A and Investment Management Industry.

He started his professional career in 2001 as a consultant for OTC Conseil in Paris for European Financial Institutions, particularly in Asset Management and Securities Services sectors where he was assigned to Risk Management and Financial Data Management initiatives. This consultancy background for large Financial Institutions (Société Generale, BNP Paribas, Groupama, Fortis, La Banque Postale, Natixis) has given him the opportunity in the early stages of his career to learn and adopt Customer Centricity, Professionalism, Excellence and Entrepreneurship.

In 2014 he was appointed as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member for AXA GCIC, leading the UAE Life Insurance market entry for AXA as well as acting Chief Life Officer for AXA in the Gulf region, essentially leading Offering and Operations for AXA Protection and Savings lines of business.

Hassen, then move to the Trade Credit Insurance industry and join Coface Group in the second quarter of 2018 as Chief Executive Officer for Middle East and North Africa with direct P&L responsibility over a diversified portfolio of countries. In addition, he oversees leading the Client and services transformation across the whole Mediterranean and Africa Region of Coface, defining and implementing superior customer experience.