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Gérald Harlin



Companies' Director

French nationality

Mandate and number of AXA shares

Appointed on April 28, 2022 - Term expires at the 2026 Shareholders’ Meeting
First appointment on April 28, 2022
Member of the Finance & Risk Committee
Number of AXA shares held on December 31, 2023: 484,475

Expertise and experience

Mr. Gérald Harlin is a graduate of the ESSEC school of business. From 1979 to 1990, he held several positions within the Total group. He was Head of Corporate Finance Department for North America, Mining & Chemical Subsidiaries from 1989 to 1990. Mr. Gérald Harlin started working for the AXA Group in 1990 as Corporate Treasurer and became Head of Corporate Finance in 1991. In 1994, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of AXA Asset Management Europe and its subsidiaries and Chief Executive Officer of AXA Banque. He joined AXA France in 1997 as Chief Investment Officer. In 2000 he was appointed Market Program Manager of AXA France. He became Chief Financial Officer of AXA France in 2001 until March 2003. From 2003 to 2009, Mr. Gérald Harlin was Executive Vice-President, Finance & Control of the AXA Group. From 2010 to December 2019, Mr. Gérald Harlin was Group Chief Financial Officer. During this period, he was a member of the Group’s Executive Committee (July 2008-2016) and a member of the Group’s Management Committee (July 2016-2019). In December 2017, Mr. Gérald Harlin was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Directeur Général Adjoint) in addition to his current responsibilities, until September 2020. From December 2019 to September 2020, he was appointed Executive Chairman of AXA Investment Managers, of which he is still a member of the Board of Directors.

Mandates held within the AXA Group

  • Director: AXA, AXA France IARD, AXA France Vie, AXA Investment Managers, Catlin Insurance Company, Inc. (United States), Greenwich Insurance Company (United States), Indian Harbor Insurance Company (United States), X.L. America, Inc. (United States), XL Insurance America, Inc. (United States), XL Insurance Company of New York, Inc. (United States), XL Reinsurance America Inc. (United States), XL Select Insurance Company (United States)

Mandates held outside the AXA Group

  • Executive Chairman: MGH Bournazel
  • Director: AXA Assurances IARD Mutuelle, AXA Assurances Vie Mutuelle, Etablissement public du Château, du musée et du domaine national de Versailles, Fondation Mérimée

Mandates held during the last five years

  • Chairman & Chief Executive Officer: AXA China, AXA Investment Managers, AXA Investment Managers Paris, AXA America Holdings, Inc. (which became AXA Equitable Holdings) (United States)
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors: AXA France IARD, AXA France Vie, AXA Real Estate Investment Managers, AXA Holdings Belgium SA (Belgium), AXA Mediterranean Holding S.A.U. (Spain)
  • Chairman of the Company and Chairman and member of the Management Committee: AXA Oeuvres d’Art, Lor Patrimoine, Oudinot Participations
  • Chairman and member of the Management Committee: AXA ASIA
  • Managing Director and member of the Management Board: Vinci B.V. (The Netherlands)
  1. Director: AXA Global P&C, AXA Investment Managers Chorus Limited (Hong Kong), AXA Investment Managers US Inc. (United States), AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company (United States), AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. (United States), MONY Life Insurance Company of America (United States), XL Group Ltd (Bermuda), XL Specialty Insurance Company (United States)
  • Member of the Management Committee: CFP Management
  • Member of the Supervisory Board: AXA Liabilities Managers,
  • Permanent representative of:
    - AXA to the boards of AXA Global Re and AXA Investment Managers
    - Société Beaujon to the board of AXA Real Estate Investment Managers