AXA - Board of Directors and Executive Management: re-appointment proposals for 2014
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PARIS - AUGUST 2, 2013
Board of Directors and Executive Management: re-appointment proposals for 2014
Ahead of the next Annual General Meeting (AGM) of shareholders to be held in April of 2014, and upon the recommendation of its Compensation & Governance Committee(1), the Board of Directors decided yesterday to propose the reappointment for 4 years of the following Board members: Messrs. Henri de Castries, Norbert Dentressangle and Denis Duverne.
Assuming their mandates are renewed by the AGM, the Board of Directors confirmed its intention to re-appoint: * Henri de Castries as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of
AXA; * Norbert Dentressangle as Vice-Chairman of the Board, acting as Lead
Independent Director; * Denis Duverne as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of AXA.
With this decision, the Board of Directors wishes to renew its full confidence in Henri de Castries, Denis Duverne and the Group's management team in their ability to deliver on Ambition AXA's objectives as well as strategically steer the AXA Group through the next phase of its development.
"I am thrilled and honored by the Board's renewed confidence. It is a privilege for Denis and myself to lead the Group in such exciting times for our business. Should the shareholders so decide, it is with pride and enthusiasm that we will continue to work with the extraordinary men and women that compose AXA to pursue its transformation in order to better serve our clients day in and day out" said Henri de Castries.
Biographies of the members of the Board of Directors: http://www.axa.com/en/press/biographies/board/
(1) Composed of four independent members, the Compensation & Governance Committee of the Board of Directors has, among other missions, to issue proposals on the appointments of the Company's Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer and the members of the Board of Directors and its Committees. More information about the Board of Directors: http://www.axa.com/en/governance/structure/board/
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