Coface appoints Valérie Brami as Group Chief Operating Officer
Valerie Brami, 49, is appointed to the newly created position of Group Chief Operating Officer, in charge of information systems, organization and process enhancement. As such, she joins the Group’s Executive Committee and Management Board.
Drawing on her in-depth knowledge of the financial services sector and the insurance industry combined with her international experience of over 27 years in managing complex transformation projects, Valérie’s mission is to enhance the Group’s processes and information systems to provide an efficient, modern and robust operating environment that will support Coface’s development. Her expertise and experience will be key in improving Coface’s operational efficiency.
Valérie, who is an Engineering graduate from Lille’s Ecole Centrale and holds a Masters’ degree in Finance, began her career as a management consultant at Accenture in 1989. She joined PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Consulting in Tokyo in 1994, where she built and led a practice managing process reengineering, organization and IT projects in Financial Markets. In 2002, she joined IBM Global Business Services, where she was initially appointed as Partner in charge of Financial Markets consulting for Asia Pacific, based in Tokyo, before taking a similar role for France in 2006. In 2012, she became Partner in charge of Application Innovation Services for Financial Services, before joining Allianz France in 2013 as Transformation Programs Director and member of the Management Committee.