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Giselle Lim is to become the new Chief Risk Officer at Generali Group Switzerland

Jul 20, 2017.
  • Giselle Lim will take over the management of the Risk Management Division on October 1, 2017, and become a member of the management team at Generali Group Switzerland.
  • She previously worked as the Executive Director, Financial Services Advisory at EY Zurich. Prior to that, she held various management positions at international level at Prudential Financial, SCOR Life and Gothaer. Giselle Lim is a certified actuary of the Swiss Actuarial Association (SAV) and the German Actuarial Association (DAV). In her new role, she will be able to contribute her many years of experience in the field of risk monitoring.
  • Within the framework of the strategic refocusing and restructuring at Generali Switzerland, the Corporate Governance structure will also be simplified. The new Chief Risk Officer will be responsible for monitoring this process and ensuring that the regulatory requirements are being implemented effectively at all levels.

Giselle Lim has worked at management level in the financial services industry, in the international arena, for around 20 years. She previously held the position of Executive Director, Financial Services Advisory at EY Zurich. Prior to that, she worked as the Chief Risk Officer, International Insurance at Prudential Financial in Newark, New Jersey, USA, as Senior Manager, Advisory Financial Services at KPMG in Hanover and New York, as Head of New Markets and Services at SCOR Life in Hanover and as a manager at Gothaer in Göttingen. Giselle Lim graduated in mathematics from the Australian National University in Canberra. She is a certified actuary of the Swiss Actuarial Association (SAV) and the German Actuarial Association (DAV).

 

Within the framework of the strategic refocusing and restructuring at Generali Switzerland, the Corporate Governance structure will also be simplified. New organisational structures and functionalities are to be defined and an improved structure of the internal control system is to be implemented. As the new Chief Risk Officer, Giselle Lim will be responsible for monitoring this process and ensuring that the regulatory requirements are being implemented effectively at all levels.

"Generali Switzerland has very high standards in the area of risk monitoring. The simplification of the Corporate Governance model is one of the key pillars of its strategic refocusing and restructuring. I am very much looking forward to bringing my experience to Generali Switzerland in its phase of reorganisation," says Giselle Lim.

Giselle Lim is a 50-year-old Australian citizen and she currently lives in Zurich. She will be assuming her new position at Generali Group Switzerland on October 1, 2017 and take over the Risk Management Department from Roger Kaufmann, who is managing the Department a.i. until then.

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