André
François-Poncet
  • Chairman of the Management Board of Wendel SE
  • Born on June 6, 1959
  • French Nationality

Directorship and number of AXA shares

Elected on December 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 January 5, 2018: 5,342

On January 1, 2018

Expertise and experience

Mr. André François-Poncet graduated from Ecole des Hautes Etudes 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 office in 1987. 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 Chairman of the Management Board of Wendel SE.

Directorship held within the AXA Group

  • Director: AXA

Directorships held outside the AXA Group

  • Chairman of the Management Board: Wendel SE
  • Chairman and director: Trief Corporation (Luxembourg), Harvard Business School Club de France
  • 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

Directorships held during the last five years

  • Partner: CIAM (Paris)
  • Chairman and Chief Executive Offiver: LMBO Europe SAS
  • Director: Medica