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Rachel Duan



Companies' Director

Chinese nationality

Mandate and number of AXA shares

  • Elected on April 28, 2022 – Term expires at the 2026 Shareholders’ Meeting
  • First appointment on April 25, 2018
  • Member of AXA Compensation, Governance & Sustainability Committee
  • Number of AXA shares held on December 31, 2023: 5,600

Expertise and experience

A native of Shanghai, Mrs. Rachel Duan holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and International Business from Shanghai International Studies University in China and an MBA from The University of Wisconsin (Madison in USA). Mrs. Rachel Duan joined GE in 1996 and worked at GE across multiple business in the US, Japan and China. Since 2006, she has held senior leadership positions including Chief Executive Officer of GE Advanced Materials China and then Asia Pacific, Chief Executive Officer of GE Healthcare China, and Chief Executive Officer of GE China. Most recently, she served as President & Chief Executive Officer of GE Global Markets where she was responsible for driving GE’s growth in global emerging markets including China, Asia Pacific, India, Africa, Middle East and Latin America.

Mandate held within the AXA Group

  • Director: AXA

Mandates held outside the AXA Group

  • Director: Kering, Sanofi, Adecco Group AG (Switzerland), HSBC (United Kingdom)

Mandates held during the last five years

  • President & Chief Executive Officer: GE Global Markets
  • Chief Executive Officer: GE China, GE Healthcare China