Karima Silvent



Group Chief Human Resources Officer

French Nationality

Karima Silvent is the AXA Chief Human Resources Officer and a member of the Management Committee. In 1997, she entered the French Ministry of Employment and Health as Deputy and then Head of the National Fund for Employment, working on employment reforms as well as helping private companies implement Human Resources policies. In 2002, she joined the French state-owned Health Service (Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris) as Deputy Human Resources Director. In 2007, she moved to Korian, a private health group (clinics, retirement homes), first as Group HR Director and in 2011 as COO for the French Business Line. In April 2012, she joined GIE AXA as Global HR Business Partner for COO functions (Operations, IT, Marketing and Distribution). September 2013, she became Global HR Director in charge of workforce transformation, culture, employer brand and recruiting and also in charge of talent and executive career management for support functions professional families. She was appointed Human Resources Director and Member of the Executive Committee of AXA France in July 2016. She graduated from Institut d’Etudes Politiques (IEP) in 1995 and from the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA).