Jean-Marc Pailhol was appointed Head of Group Market Management and Distribution of Allianz SE in March 2016. He began his career at the Banque Populaire. After 3 years as Marketing Director, he joined the General Audit Department. A few years later he was promoted Strategy and Development Director for the South West region, before becoming in 2001, Retail Banking Group Director, responsible for the strategy and development of the Private individual sector. After 15 years with the Banque Populaire, Jean-Marc joined the Groupe La Poste in 2004 as Commercial and Marketing Director for the financial services. He was one of the key drivers in the creation of La Banque Postale and was promoted Director of Group Banking activities in 2006.
In 2008 he decided to join Corporate Values Associates in Paris as Partner. Jean-Marc led the FSI team for Europe and Africa. From 2009 to 2015 Jean-Marc was a Member of the Board of Management of Allianz France holding the position of Head of the Distribution Unit and Head of SME and Midcorp business. He has contributed in a number of conferences as an expert in banking and insurance strategy, network optimization, change management, commercial policies, operational implementation and postal financial services. Jean-Marc holds a Master of law and Political Science and is a graduate from the French Business School ESSEC. He was awarded the national order of the “Legion d’honneur” in 2017.