ELIE ZEENNY

ADVISOR

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INSURANCE & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

 

CONTACT

contact@srdb-lawfirm.com

+33 1 53 83 85 30

 

PRACTICE AREAS

- Restructuring of insurance Contracts

- Insurance engineering including captives

- Implementation of cost reduction plans

- Multi-function, multi-business and multi-site management

- International sales

- Management of business

- Transformation projects

- Complex negotiations

- Mergers & acquisitions

 

PARTNER

SRDB ALLIANCE

 

LANGUAGES

- French

- English

- Arabic

Elie had a career spanning more than 30 years in insurance, shipping, new technologies and international sales development, particularly in EMEA, Asia and Oceania.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

From Dec. 2003 to Feb. 2018 CMA CGM S.A., 3rd largest container shipping company in the world, 30,000 employees, US $ 21 billion in turnover :

 

  • From 2003 to 2012, Elie headed the activity of the group's Agencies throughout south EMEA, Asia and Oceania zone;

  • He participates in the creation or acquisition of subsidiaries and maritime agencies and the establishment of joint ventures;

  • In 2012, he became head of the "Information Systems" and "Insurance" departments of the Group;

  • He renegotiates all Insurance contracts, resulting in an annual saving of 24% on the annual budget of + € 100 million;

  • He creates a new activity of insurance sales by agencies that generates an annual margin of + $ 25 million;

  • Elie launched a major IT transformation project on SAP with a Budget of 400 M € over 5 years

  • He secures the IT systems and sets up a double data center and renegotiate outsourcing contracts;

  • During the crisis of 2009 and 2010, Elie put in direct contact with the Chairman and participated in the negotiations the entry into the Capital of CMA CGM of an investor for a total amount of USD 850 Million;

 

EDUCATION

 

1986 - MBA - Barney School of Business, Hartford University, Connecticut.

1985 - Bachelor of Science - Mechanical Engineering (with honor), San Diego State University, USA.

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