PR Newswire/Les Echos/
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
* Norbert Dentressangle as Vice-Chairman of the Board, acting as Lead
* 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:
(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:
AXA - PRESS RELEASE
ABOUT THE AXA GROUP
The AXA Group is a worldwide leader in insurance and asset management, with
160,000 employees serving 102 million clients in 57 countries. In 2012, IFRS
revenues amounted to Euro 90.1 billion and IFRS underlying earnings to
Euro 4.3 billion. AXA had Euro 1,116 billion in assets under management as of
December 31, 2012.
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.
It is a founding member of the UN Environment Programme's Finance Initiative
(UNEP FI) Principles for Sustainable Insurance and a signatory of the UN
Principles for Responsible Investment.
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