Meet our global team based in the London headquarters and everywhere around the world.
Chief Executive Officer
Mauro Dugulin oversees relationships with more than 750 multinational companies in 115 countries around the globe. Fluent in four languages (English, French, Spanish and Italian), Mauro has more than 30 years of experience in the employee benefits and insurance sector. Before joining MAXIS GBN, he held a number of senior positions with Generali’s Employee Benefits Network (GEB), including CEO from 2011-2015. He has proven expertise in successfully growing multinational employee benefits businesses and reinforcing global operations. In addition to his executive roles, Mauro has held the position of Chairman of the Board of Generali Multinational Pension Solutions, a Sicav Company based in Luxembourg.
Head of Business Development
Andrew Stocker leads the distribution function, including the global account management teams. He is responsible for broadening and deepening MAXIS GBN’s relationships with multinational employers and intermediaries by ensuring we’re positioned to meet their emerging needs and provide an exceptional client experience. Prior to his current role, Stocker has held positions in MetLife’s Global Relationship Management team and served as Regional Sales Director for MetLife's Employee Benefits business in the US. Stocker was inducted into the MetLife Employee Benefits Hall of Fame in 2011, and in 2017 was named in Captive Review’s 'Captive Power 50 Report'.
Head of Technical and Services
Matthias Helmbold leads the technical and services division which includes reinsurance, underwriting and client reporting functions. Matthias has more than 12 years of experience in employee benefits. Prior to his role with MAXIS GBN, he held both consulting as well as corporate roles, his most recent position being Director International Benefits with The Coca-Cola Company. Matthias studied at Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA; he holds a PhD degree in Mathematics and is a qualified actuary with the German Actuary Association (DAV).
Global Director, Marketing and Communications
Patsy leads MAXIS GBN’s Marketing & Communications function with a team based in London, Paris and New York. The team works with the wider business to further develop the network’s profile, augment the member and client experience and help drive new business globally. Prior to joining MAXIS, Patsy held senior marketing positions in the asset management industry for BMO Global Asset Management, M&G Investments and HSBC Global Asset Management. She has worked in both London and Hong Kong. Patsy holds a BA (Hons) in Modern Languages and European Studies from Southampton University; and a Post Graduate Certificate of Education (FE) from the University of Wales in Cardiff.
Head of Finance and Operations
Jérôme Picon heads up Finance & Operations at MAXIS, including IT & Facilities, Legal & Compliance, Finance and Membership Management functions. Jérôme joined MAXIS GBN from AXA Bank Europe, where he was Chief Financial Officer and Executive Board Member for its Hungarian Branch since August 2013, and where he led, among others, the Finance, Compliance, Corporate legal and Risk Management teams during the restructuring of the Branch. Jérôme’s previous roles include working at AXA Group in Paris and BNP Paribas in London. Jérôme has a postgraduate degree in Financial Engineering from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, and completed professional Leadership training in Ashridge and Insead Business Schools.