BNP Paribas Cardif Life Insurance announced that Benoit Meslet has been appointed as new representative director and CEO according to a resolution passed by the company’s board of directors on 31 July.
BNP Paribas Cardif Life Insurance is the life insurance subsidiary of BNP Paribas Cardif in Korea, the insurance arm of BNP Paribas.
Mr Meslet succeeds Jean-Christophe Darbes, who will take a new role with the BNP Paribas Group.
Mr Meslet has over 15 years of experience in the financial services and insurance industries. Prior to joining BNP Paribas Cardif, he was Chief Transformation & Strategy Officer with NN Life in Japan. He held several senior positions within ING Group and was previously the Head of Credit Risk Management at BNP Paribas Personal Finance in Seoul.
Mr Meslet holds an Engineering degree from the Institut National des Sciences Appliquees in Lyon.