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George Stansfield



Group Deputy CEO, General Secretary, oversight of AXA Japan, AXA Greater China (China and Hong Kong)

American Nationality

George Stansfield is AXA Group Deputy CEO & General Secretary and a member of the Group Management Committee. Prior to being named Group Deputy CEO in November 2017, George held a variety of positions with the AXA Group including (i) Group General Counsel (2004-2016), (ii) Head of Group Human Resources (2010-2016) and (iii) Group General Secretary from 2016. George began his career in 1985 as a corporate lawyer in New York City where he worked as an attorney in the Legal Department of Equitable Life focusing on M&A, financing, regulatory, compliance, corporate governance and a wide variety of other general corporate matters. In 1996, George joined the AXA Group Legal Department in Paris following AXA SA’s listing on the NYSE and was responsible for all US legal matters. George graduated from Georgetown University Law Center (Washington DC) with a law degree in 1985 and Trinity College (Hartford, Connecticut) in 1982 where he majored in History. He has been a member of the New York State Bar since 1986.