Franck Baron

Franck Baron

Executive Team | International Affairs

Group Deputy Director, Risk Management & Insurance, International SOS

Since September 2011 Franck Baron is Group Deputy Director at International SOS (the world’s leading medical and travel security Services Company) in charge of Risk Management & Insurance. He’s dualy based in Singapore and in France.

Previously he was in charge of Business Development for Risk Consulting activites within AXA Corporate Solutions. He was Vice-President – Global Insurance & Risk Management for Firmenich (World Leader in Fragrance and Flavor Industry) in Geneva (Switzerland) since November 2003 and in Princeton (USA) since 2008. He was Deputy Director of the Risk Management Division of Groupe DANONE when he was specifically in charge of the Enterprise-Wide Risk Management program and Regional Risk Manager for Africa, Europe and Middle-East. He worked for 2 years as Risk Manager Deputy for MARS (US based Food Cy) in Europe and then he became Key International Account Executive respectively for Aon and Marsh (World leaders in the Brokerage industry) during 6 years.

He was the founding Chairman of PARIMA (Pan Asia Risk & Insurance Management Association) until December 2023, the asian regional risk managers association and Treasurer & he’s presently the President of IFRIMA (International Federation of Risk and Insurance Management Associations).

He was Vice-Chairman, Board Member and Head of Education for AMRAE (the French Risk managers Association) until end of 2003. He was Board Member of the SIRM (Swiss Risk Managers Association) from 2004 to 2009. He was Board Member of FERMA until August 2009.

He hold Masters in Political Sciences and Management Master, as well as in Risk Management. He’s Associate in Risk Management (ARM) as well as European Fellow in Applied Risk Management.

He’s Certified Director from the INSEAD International Directors Programme since 2017.

He holds the European FERMA RIMAP risk management Certification (since 2016).

He received the 2007 European Risk Manager of the Year Award and the 2014 Asian Corporate Risk Manager of the Year Award.

He’s 56 years old and he’s married with 3 children.