Europ Assistance Group appoints HR Officer and Head of Auto

Paris, 4 March 2020 Europ Assistance today announced that it has appointed:

Véronique Destruel as Member of the Group Management Committee in charge of Human Ressources and Organization.

Gennaro Bisesti as Group Head of Auto.


Véronique Destruel is appointed as Chief Human Resources and Organisation, member of the Group Management Committee and reporting to the Group CEO, Antoine Parisi. Her key responsibilities will be to develop people strategies across the Group and to oversee the HR and Internal Communication activities.

Véronique, 49, graduated from INSA Toulouse in IT engineering. She started her career in AXA Group in the IT Department, as engineer, manager and internal consultant, then moving to AXA France services to define and implement the IT sourcing strategy. Afterwards, she joined Generali France to support legal mergers and reorganizations within the company. She pursued her career in HR as Head of HRBP and then Head of Career and Management Development. For the last eight years she has been Head of Organization and Transformation, leading strategic projects of operational and business model transformation, reorganizations and HR transformation.

Antoine Parisi, Group CEO of Europ Assistance: “Véronique is the right person to take on this role and she is a valuable addition to our Management Team. Thanks to her digital, organizational and managerial skills she will play a key role in guiding Europ Assistance through the transformation of the new ways of working. Her promotion is a tangible example of Group Talent Management and internal career development between Generali and Europ Assistance Group.”


Gennaro Bisesti is appointed as Group Head of Auto, reporting to the Group CEO, Antoine Parisi. Gennaro will oversee the Auto Product Line, leading the Europ Assistance auto strategy.

Gennaro started his career at Milan office of consulting firm McKinsey & Company in 2007, from Business Analyst to Engagement Manager. In 2014, he joined Generali Group first as Head of Strategic Projects, then as Head of Group CEO Office. In 2017, he was appointed as Chief Operating Officer at Europ Assistance Italia, then extended his area to Chief Auto Officer.

Gennaro, 38, has an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management (Cambridge, MA, USA), and graduated from the University of Napoli Frederic II with a Master degree in Industrial Engineering.

Antoine Parisi, Group CEO of Europ Assistance: “Gennaro is a valuable addition to our Group Auto and Management team and joins us timely as the automotive industry is rapidly evolving. He has been successfully leading the operations and auto activities in Europ Assistance Italy until now; he has demonstrated outstanding leadership as well as his ability to innovate and deploy key projects”.


Media Relations: Jean-Xavier Franco  - jfranco@europ-assistance.com


Founded in 1963, Europ Assistance, the inventor of assistance, supports customers in over 200 countries and territories thanks to our network of 750,000 approved providers and 41 assistance centres. Our mission is to bring people or corporates from distress to relief – anytime, anywhere. We provide roadside assistance, travel assistance and insurance, as well as personal assistance services such as the protection of the elderly, the protection of digital identity, telemedicine and the Conciergerie. The vision of our 8,000 employees is to be the most reliable care company in the world.
Europ Assistance is part of the Generali Group, one of the world’s leading insurers.