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QBE appoints General Manager for France

QBE has appointed Delphine Leroy as the new General Manager for France, subject to regulatory approval.

 Delphine joins from CNA Hardy where she was Head of Europe South, having also previously led CNA Hardy France.  She holds strong expertise across underwriting and distribution and in particular performance management, strategic change and delivery. 

 Chris Wallace, Executive Director of Europe, QBE European Operations, said: “I look forward to welcoming Delphine to the team which represents the next steps of building our presence in France. We have witnessed strong growth in this region over the past few years and continue to see considerable opportunities for QBE moving forward.”

 She joins QBE on the 8 November 2021 and will take over from Fabien Vaillant who has acted as interim General Manager in addition to his position as Underwriting Manager.


For further information contact:

Sandra Villanueva, Corporate Communications, QBE, 020 7105 5284,

Alexis Burris, Corporate Communications, QBE, 020 3465 3921,


About QBE

QBE helps businesses build resilience through risk management and insurance.

QBE European Operations is part of QBE Insurance Group, one of the world’s leading international insurers and reinsurers and Standard & Poor’s A+ rated. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, QBE’s gross written premium for the year ended 31 December 2020 was US$14.7 billion.

As a business insurance specialist, QBE European Operations offers a range of insurance products from the standard suite of property, casualty and motor to the specialist financial lines, marine and energy. All are tailored to the individual needs of our small, medium and large customer base.

We understand the crucial role that effective risk management plays in all organisations and work hard to understand our customers’ businesses so that we offer insurance solutions that meet their needs – from complex programmes to simpler e-trading solutions – and support them in minimising their risk exposures. Our expert risk management and rehabilitation practitioners focus on helping customers improve their risk management so that they may benefit from a reduction in claims frequency and costs.