Accenture Helps AXA’s Italian Subsidiary Quixa Accelerate Insurance Product Development and Increase Customer Satisfaction

  Accenture Helps AXA’s Italian Subsidiary Quixa Accelerate Insurance Product
  Development and Increase Customer Satisfaction

 Quixa, the direct-to-consumer motor insurance company of AXA Group in Italy,
 goes live with Accenture’s rating software to enhance product configuration
                     and business management capabilities

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- March 13, 2013

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed the implementation of Accenture Duck Creek
Rating software at Quixa SpA, the Italian subsidiary of AXA that provides
motor insurance online and via telephone. Quixa is using Accenture Duck Creek
Rating to transform its product definition and deployment capabilities and
enhance its existing business management processes.

As a rapidly growing motor insurer, Quixa wanted a solution that provided
highly flexible product, rating and rules configuration capabilities while
allowing a seamless integration to its existing legacy systems. Following the
12-week implementation of Accenture Duck Creek Rating, Quixa now has the
flexibility to quickly respond to changing market conditions and provide
dynamic pricing based on customer relationships. The company can also better
support customers with rapid introduction of new products and high-volume
internet quoting.

“Innovation is a key driver for Quixa,” said Filippo Sirotti, CEO of Quixa
SpA. “The company stands out in the Italian market as a pioneering provider of
innovative solutions. Following this approach, Quixa has identified the
Accenture Duck Creek Rating software as the perfect match to further support
its vision of delivering an exceptional customer experience. We rely on the
highly configurable nature of this product to enhance our business management
processes and support our growth in a competitive market.”

“Our work with Quixa will enable them to deliver an exceptional experience to
their customers,” said Michael A. Jackowski, global managing director of
Accenture Software for P&C Insurance. “Working with our insurance software
Center of Excellence in Barcelona, we are able to provide industry and
delivery expertise, accelerating the success of our expanding European client

Accenture’s award-winning policy and claims software offers an integrated
suite of software with modules that can be implemented individually or as part
of a broader migration strategy. Accenture’s offerings enable insurers of all
sizes to benefit from a flexible suite of P&C software to configure products,
transact lines of business and process claims. Accenture’s policy and claims
software is a component of Accenture Property & Casualty Insurance Services, a
business service within Accenture’s Financial Services operating group that
provides consulting, technology and outsourcing solutions to P&C insurers and
serves more than 70 clients worldwide.

About QUIXA S.p.A.

Quixa is the new generation insurance company from the AXA Group specialised
in the sale of car insurance policies through the Internet (
Operating in the Italian market since September 2008, the company offers an
innovative formula combining the benefits of traditional car insurances with
those of direct ones: the personal consultant - a dedicated professional
attributed to each customer from the first contact with the company and whom
he can always refer to for assistance - and a competitive price.

About the AXA Group

The AXA Group is a worldwide leader in insurance and asset management, with
more than 163,000 employees serving 101 million clients in 57 countries. In
2011, IFRS revenues amounted to Euro 86.1 billion and IFRS underlying earnings
to Euro 3.9 billion. AXA had Euro 1,065 billion in assets under management as
of December 31, 2011.

The AXA ordinary share is listed on compartment A of Euronext Paris under the
ticker symbol CS (ISN FR 0000120628 – Bloomberg: CS FP – Reuters: AXAF.PA).
AXA’s American Depository Share is also quoted on the OTC QX platform under
the ticker symbol AXAHY. The AXA Group is included in the main international
SRI indexes, such as Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) and FTSE4GOOD, and
is a founding member of the UN Environment Programme’s Finance Initiative
(UNEP FI) Principles for Sustainable Insurance.

About Accenture

Accenture is a global managementconsulting,technologyservices
andoutsourcingcompany, with 259,000 people serving clients in more than 120
countries.Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities
across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the
world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help
them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated
net revenues of US$27.9billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2012. Its
home page

Accenture Software combines deep technology acumen with industry knowledge to
develop differentiated software products.It offers innovative software-based
solutions to enable organizations to meet their business goals and achieve
high performance. Its home page is For P&C
Insurance software, its home page is


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