Mr. Thomas Buberl holds a Master of Economics degree from WHU Koblenz (Germany), a MBA from Lancaster University (UK) and a PhD. in Economics from the University of St Gallen (Switzerland). Mr. Thomas Buberl began his career as a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group for the banking & insurance sector and joined the Winterthur Group in 2005 (acquired by AXA in 2006), first as Chief Operating Off icer and then as Chief Marketing and Distribution Officer. He moved to Zurich Insurance Group in 2008 as Chief Executive Off icer for Switzerland. At the beginning of 2012, Mr. Thomas Buberl was appointed Chief Executive Officer of AXA Konzern AG (Germany) and member of the AXA Executive Committee. In March 2015, he also joined the AXA Management Committee and became Chief Executive Officer of the global health business line and, in January 2016, of the global life & savings business line. Since September 1, 2016, Mr. Thomas Buberl has been Chief Executive Officer and director of AXA.
(1) Mr. Thomas Buberl requested the Board of Directors' approval before accepting new directorships in companies outside the AXA Group.