Jean-François Lequoy began his career as an Insurance Commissioner in the department of the French Ministry of Finance in 1986.
In 1991, he was appointed Deputy Director of the Insurance department of Compagnie de Suez, then in 1994, Managing Director of the insurance broker J&H Marsh & McLennan, before becoming in 1998 Director and General Manager of La Mondiale Partenaire (formerly known as La Hénin Vie).
He joined AGF (Allianz Group) in 2001 as Chief Financial Officer, then became a member of the Executive Committee in 2003 and was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer in 2004.
From 2008 to 2014 he held the position of General Director of Federation Française des Sociétés d’Assurances (the French Insurers’ Federation- FFSA). In 2014, he became CEO of Natixis Assurances and a member of the Natixis Senior Management Committee, then in 2019, Chairman of the French Bancassurers’ Federation (GFB).
Jean-François Lequoy, 59, is a graduate of École Polytechnique, ENSAE and France’s Institute of Actuaries.