Florian Wally new CEO of BNP Paribas Austria

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florian wally new ceo of bnp paribas cardif






Florian Wally has been appointed the new Chief Executive of BNP Paribas Cardif Austria, effective as of 1 March 2012. In this function he will be responsible for the overall company management. 



Florian Wally has been appointed the new Country Head of BNP Paribas Cardif, the Austrian  subsidiary of the international insurance company of BNP Paribas Group.


He is Vienna-born and studied business studies at Vienna University of Business, at Copenhagen Business School as well as at University of St. Gallen. Wally gained comprehensive experience in finance and insurance business as project manager in asset management, head of product management life and in a final step as head of the broker channel with Helvetia.  


Wally about his new function:

BNP Paribas Cardif is known as a partner for innovative insurance products and individual sales solutions.  Our objective for the upcoming years is - together with our existing partners - to establish new customer groups and new cooperations.


Florian Wally  is married and father of two children.




About BNP Paribas Cardif

BNP Paribas Cardif (www.bnpparibascardif.com) is the Life, Property & Casualty insurance subsidiary of BNP Paribas. It develops products, marketed under two brands. Products distributed through the BNP Paribas retail branch network in France are branded BNP Paribas. Those distributed by other channels in France and in international markets are branded Cardif.


BNP Paribas Cardif is one of the top 15 european insurers. Its life and non-life insurance units have received an AA- rating from Standard & Poor's.


It had gross written premiums of 25.3 billion euros in 2010. With a diversified geographic footprint, BNP Paribas Cardif has strong positions in Europe, Latin America and Asia. In 2010, BNP Paribas Cardif generated 48% of its gross written premiums outside France.

It counts close to 9,000 employees, 73% of them outside France.


In its commitment in Corporate Social Responsibility, BNP Paribas Cardif has adopted a Socially Responsible Investment program, encourages diversity throughout the enterprise (earning the "Equality at Work" label in France) and supports local economic development in the markets where it operates.






Press contact:


Cardif Allgmeine Versicherung

Cardif Lebensversicherung

Mag. Andrea Valkovicova


Rotenturmstraße 16-18

1010 Wien

Tel: +43 533 98 78 11

E-Mail: andrea.valkovicova@cardif.com