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AXA SA

AXA SA

Sector: Insurance Carriers Not Elsewhere Classified Region: France


: | Milan Stock Exchange: AXA | OTC Markets: AXAHF | XETRA: AXA | Euronext Paris: CS | OTC Markets: AXAHY


Similar to: Lincoln National Corp., Euler Hermes Group SA, Hiscox Ltd.

AXA SA operates as a holding company, which engages in the provision of insurance and asset management services. The company operates its business through five segments: Life & Savings, Property & Casualty, International Insurance, Asset Management and Banking. The Life & Savings segment offers products including individual and group savings products, life and health products for both individual and commercial clients. The Property & Casualty segment offer products including motor, household, property and general liability insurance for both personal and commercial customers, mainly small to medium sized companies. The International Insurance segment focuses on risks, reinsurance and assistance. The Asset Management segment includes diversified asset management and related services. The Banking segment involves in the banking activities, which includes retail banking, mortgages loans and savings conducted primarily in France, Belgium and Germany. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

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Executives

Henri de Castries, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of AXA
Henri de Castries starts his career in the French Finance Ministry Inspection Office, auditing government agencies from 1980 to 1984. In 1984, he joins the French Treasury Department, where, in 1986, he plays an active role in several privatizations before being appointed to oversee foreign exchange markets and balance of payments for the Treasury. In 1989, he joins AXA's Corporate Finance Division. In 1991 he is named Corporate Secretary, in charge of the legal aspects of the reorganization and merger of Compagnie du Midi with and into the AXA Group. Two years later, he is appointed Senior Executive Vice President for the Group's asset management, financial and real-estate businesses. In 1994, he assumes the additional role of overseeing North American and UK operations. In 1996, Henri de Castries played an active role both in preparing the UAP merger and in managing the subsequent integration of the two groups. In 1997, he was appointed Chairman of The Equitable Companies (which later became AXA Financial). Henri de Castries is Chairman of the AXA Management Board from May of 2000 to April of 2010. Since April 2010, following a modification of the corporate governance structure, he is Chairman and CEO of AXA. Henri de Castries is a graduate of the business school HEC (Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales) and holds a bachelor degree in Law. He is a former student of the ENA (Ecole Nationale d'Administration). Henri de Castries sits on the Board of the Association pour l'aide aux jeunes infirmes, an organization dedicated to helping disabled youth, and is Chairman of AXA Hearts in Action, AXA's volunteer community outreach program. Directorships currently held in the AXA Group
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer: AXA
Chairman of the Board of Directors: AXA Assurances IARD Mutuelle, AXA Assurances Vie Mutuelle, AXA Financial, Inc. (United States)
Director or member of the Management Committee: AXA ASIA (SAS), AXA France IARD, AXA France Vie, AllianceBernstein Corporation (United States), AXA America Holdings, Inc. (United States), AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company (United States), AXA UK plc (United Kingdom), MONY Life Insurance Company (United States), MONY Life Insurance Company of America (United States) Directorship currently held outside the AXA Group
Nestlé (Switzerland), director Directorships held during the last five years
Chairman of the Management Board: AXA
Director: AXA Belgium SA (Belgium), AXA Holdings Belgium (Belgium)
Denis Duverne, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of AXA, in charge of Finance, Strategy and Operations
Mr. Denis Duverne is a graduate of the École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC). After graduating from the École Nationale d'Administration (ENA), he started his career in 1984 as commercial counsellor for the French Consulate General in New York before becoming director of the Corporate Taxes Department for the French Ministry of Finance in 1986. In 1988, he became Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy for the French Ministry of Finance and, in 1991, he was appointed Corporate Secretary of Compagnie Financière IBI. In 1992, he became a member of the Executive Committee of Banque Colbert, in charge of operations. In 1995, Mr. Denis Duverne joined the AXA Group and assumed responsibility for supervision of AXA's operations in the US and the UK and managed the reorganization of AXA companies in Belgium and the United Kingdom. From February 2003 until December 2009, Mr. Duverne was the Management Board member in charge of Finance, Control and Strategy. From January 2010 until April 2010, Mr. Duverne assumed broader responsibilities as Management Board member in charge of Finance, Strategy and Operations. Since April 2010, Mr. Denis Duverne has been director and Deputy Chief Executive Officer of AXA, in charge of Finance, Strategy and Operations.
Directorships currently held (1)
Director and Deputy Chief Executive Officer: AXA
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer: AXA America Holdings, Inc. (United States)
Chairman: AXA Millésimes (SAS)
Director or member of the Management Committee: AXA ASIA (SAS), AllianceBernstein Corporation (United States), AXA Assicurazioni S.p.A. (Italy), AXA Belgium SA (Belgium), AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company (United States), AXA Financial, Inc. (United States), AXA Holdings Belgium (Belgium), AXA Italia S.p.A. (Italy), AXA MPS Assicurazioni Danni S.p.A. (Italy), AXA MPS Assicurazioni Vita S.p.A. (Italy), AXA UK plc (United Kingdom), MONY Life Insurance Company (United States), MONY Life Insurance Company of America (United States) Directorships held during the last five years
Member of the Management Board: AXA
Director: AXA France IARD, AXA France Vie
(1) Mr. Denis Duverne only holds directorships within the AXA Group
Jean-Laurent Granier, Member of the AXA Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer of the Mediterranean and Latin America Region business, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of AXA Global P&C and in charge of overseeing the worldwide operations of AXA Corporate Solutions
Mr. Jean-Laurent Granier is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and ENSAE and is also a graduate and member of the French Institute of Actuaries (Institut des Actuaires). He joined UAP in 1990 until its merger with AXA in 1997. He worked in various positions at AXA France, where he was in particular Head of Technical and Financial Operations of AXA Conseil from 1998 to 2000. Appointed Head of Life Insurance in 2000, he became Manager of AXA France Solutions in 2001 and then Chief Executive Officer of AXA Particuliers/Professionnels in 2002. Since January 2010, Mr. Jean-Laurent Granier has been Chief Executive Officer of the Mediterranean and Latin America region and a member of the AXA Executive Committee. Since January 1st, 2012, Mr. Jean-Laurent Granier has been also Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of AXA Global P&C and member of the AXA Management Committee. He also oversees AXA Corporate Solutions.
Directorships currently held in the AXA Group
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer:
AXA Global P&C
AXA Holding Maroc (Morocco)
Chairman of the Board of Directors:
AXA Aurora Vida, S.A., de Seguros y Reaseguros (Spain)
AXA Hayat ve Emeklilik A.S. (Turkey)
AXA Insurance SA (Greece)
AXA Mediterranean Holding S.A.U. (Spain)
AXA Regional Services, S.A., sociedad unipersonal. (Spain)
AXA Seguros, S.A. de C.V. (Mexico)
AXA Seguros Generales, S.A. de Seguros y Reaseguros (Spain)
AXA Sigorta A.S. (Turkey)
AXA Vida, S.A. de Seguros y Reaseguros (Spain)
Director:
AXA Assicurazioni S.p.A. (Italy)
AXA Assurance Maroc (Morocco)
AXA Cameroun (Cameroon)
AXA Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
AXA Gabon (Gabon)
AXA Holding A.S. (Turkey)
AXA Insurance (Gulf) B.S.C (c) (Bahrain)
AXA Interlife S.p.A. (Italy)
AXA Italia S.p.A. (Italy)
AXA MPS Assicurazioni Vita (Italy)
AXA MPS Assicurazioni Danni SpA (Italy)
AXA Portugal, Companhia de Seguros de Vida SA (Portugal)
AXA Portugal, Companhia de Seguros SA (Portugal)
AXA Sénégal (Senegal) Directorships held during the last five years
Chief Executive Officer:
AXA Assurances Vie Mutuelle
AXA Assurances IARD Mutuelle AXA Winterthur Salud, S.A. de Seguros (Spain), Chairman of the Board of Directors
AXA Banque, Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Director:
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AXA Banque Belgium (Belgium)

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