• Group CEO of Wendel SE
  • Born on June 6, 1959
  • French Nationality

Directorship and number of AXA shares

Appointed on April 25, 2018 – Term expires at the 2022 Shareholders’ Meeting
First appointment on December 14, 2016
Member of the AXA Finance Committee
Member of the AXA Compensation & Governance Committee
Number of AXA shares held on December 31, 2019: 7,842

On December 31, 2019

Expertise and experience

Mr. André François-Poncet graduated from École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC) and holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the Harvard Business School. He began his career, in 1984, at Morgan Stanley in New York and then in London and in Paris, where he was in charge of the opening of Morgan Stanley French off ice. After a sixteen-year career at Morgan Stanley, he joined, in 2000, BC Partners (Paris and London) as Managing Partner until December 2014 and then as Senior Advisor until December 2015. From September 2016 to December 2017, Mr. André François-Poncet was a Partner at the French asset manager CIAM in Paris. Since January 1, 2018, Mr. André François-Poncet has been Group CEO of Wendel SE.

Directorship held within the AXA Group

  • Director: AXA

Directorships held outside the AXA Group

  • Group CEO: Wendel SE
  • Chairman and director: Harvard Business School Club de France, Trief Corporation (Luxembourg)
  • Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors and director: Bureau Veritas
  • Director: Winvest Conseil (Luxembourg)
  • Member of the bureau: Club des Trente
  • Member of the European Advisory Board: Harvard Business School

Directorship held during the last five years

  • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer: LMBO Europe SAS