Daniel Collignon, born in 1954, graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique, began his career in 1976 at the Insurance Control Commission. In 1981, he joined the Continental Federation (subsidiary of the Generali Group) as Deputy Director and became its CEO in 1992.
On his appointment as Management Board member of April Group in 2006, he supports the group’s strategy in the class of life insurance and savings. Daniel Collignon was given the post of Director General of April Group Life-Saving, giving it the direction of Heritage and April Axeria Life. In this capacity, he managed to develop an innovative life insurance offers, including through online marketing.
In early 2010, Daniel Collignon involved the purchase by Crédit Agricole Assurances and April Patrimoine Axeria Vie (subsidiary of April Group) which will become respectively Spirica and LifeSide Heritage and which remains the CEO.