GIG Gulf names chief HR officer

C-suite executive to hold expanded role

GIG Gulf names chief HR officer

Insurance News

By Gabriel Olano

GIG Gulf has appointed Caroline Bertrand (pictured above) as chief human resources officer, expanding on her role as chief marketing, digital and customer experience officer.

According to GIG Gulf, Bertrand’s new role will focus on implementing inclusive career development strategies and nurturing a diverse regional workforce for the company.

Bertrand spent more than 20 years at AXA, holding roles across several global markets, including Belgium, France, Mexico and the Middle East. She joined GIG through its acquisition of AXA Gulf and the subsequent rebranding process.

“Having served with AXA Group for over 20 years – internationally and in the GCC – Caroline is exceptionally well-placed to leverage her extensive global experience and understanding of our operations to succeed in building a powerful employee brand for GIG Gulf,” said Paul Adamson, CEO of GIG Gulf. “She has delivered outstanding results during our transition to GIG Gulf, and her deep business acumen, coupled with strong leadership capabilities, will be key assets for GIG as we continue our drive for high-performing teams across the Gulf region.”

“I am delighted to announce that I have recently been appointed chief HR officer at GIG Gulf, in addition to my responsibilities on marketing, digital and CX,” Bertrand said. “Now, I can focus on building outstanding customer and employee experiences and continue the growth of the GIG Gulf brand and company in our region, together with my team and colleagues from the executive committee.”

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