RGI announces appointment of Gioia Ghezzi as new Chair of the Board
Milan, January, 15th 2019
The Board Of Directors of RGI, a European leader in the digital transformation of insurers, today announced that it has appointed Gioia Ghezzi RGI Group Board Chair.
Ms. Ghezzi has a breadth of experience and a proven track record of accomplishments gained from various roles throughout her career. Ms. Ghezzi began her career as a system engineer at the IBM European Research Centre in Rome and at the IBM Italian Research Centre in Milan. After a long tenure at McKinsey & Company, she served as the CEO of International Group Risk Solutions of Zurich Insurance Group and as the COO of Willis Group Holding. Ms. Ghezzi most recently served as the Chair of Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane from 2015 to 2018. She holds a Degree in Theoretical Physics from University of Milan and an MBA from London Business School.
Vito Rocca, CEO of RGI Group commented: "On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am pleased to welcome Gioia as our new Board Chair. Gioia’s experience and professionalism are well known and highly regarded, and we believe her guidance and insightful observations will be critical to RGI Group’s success as we continue our efforts to be one of the most innovative players in the insurance technology industry."
Ms.Ghezzi added: “I am very excited to join RGI Group. It is a company with a proven track record that has the potential to become an international leader in the dynamic world of Insuretech, playing a significant role in the digitalisation of the Insurance industry”
Raja Hadji-Touma, Managing Director at Corsair Capital, commented: "We are delighted to welcome Gioia to RGI’s Board of Directors. Her extensive and wide range of industry experience makes her a great fit for our Board, as we continue to support the ongoing growth of RGI and the execution of its strategic plan. Our management team is excited to work with Gioia as she leads our Board forward”.
RGI is one of the leading providers of core systems to the insurance market, providing a comprehensive and modular offering which addresses core insurance processes including policy administration, market management, and sales and distribution. With a team of 800 professionals specialised in IT and insurance, and operating from 15 offices in Italy, Ireland, France, DACH Area, Maghreb Region and Luxembourg, RGI has digitised the business of more than 100 insurance companies and 300 brokers across different geographies.
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