RVS: Denis Kessler takes over from Claude Tendil as president of the Rendez-Vous de Septembre association

15 September 2022 — Daniela GHETU
As stated when last re-elected in 2020, Claude Tendil wished to step down as president of the Rendez-Vous de Septembre association (RVS). On 12 September 2022, the RVS general assembly took note of this decision and elected Denis Kessler, Chairman SCOR SE, to take over the position.

Denis Kessler is member of the association and representative of the French market since 2010 and Chairman of the Board of Directors of SCOR SE since 2021. French citizen, Kessler is a graduate of HEC business school (?cole des hautes etudes commerciales), holds a PhD in economics and advanced degrees in economics and social sciences, and is a Fellow of the French Institute of Actuaries. He was Chairman of the French Insurance Federation (FFA), Senior Executive Vice-President and member of the Executive Committee of the AXA group and Executive Vice-President of MEDEF (Mouvement des entreprises de France). He joined SCOR as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer on November 4, 2002. In January 2016, he was elected to join the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences of the Institut de France.

All the members warmly thanked Claude Tendil for his efficient action at the head of the association, which he had chaired since 2013, and for the frank success this year after two years' absence, with over 2800 registered participants.