Lead Director, AGC and Sr Asst Corp Secretary

Location UNITED STATES, United States
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Legal and Compliance
Apply before Date not available

Senior Assistant Corporate Secretary and Counsel for holding company in the process of going public and Corporate Secretary and Counsel for principal operating subsidiaries, reporting to the General Counsel.

Manage all operations and functions of Corporate Secretary's Office for corporate group containing 30+ companies, including:

(i) coordination and preparation of materials for all board and committee meetings (drafting minutes/written consents, agendas, resolutions and related supporting documentation),

(ii) management of board schedule, budget and director compensation,

(iii) preparation and distribution of company-wide SEC and Conflicts of Interest Questionnaire,

(iv) maintaining key corporate documents and records and

(v) onboarding of new directors, and (v) manage a team of three Assistant Secretaries.

For public company, will:

(i) retain transfer agent and maintain responsibility for ongoing relationship,

(ii) research and respond to shareholder requests for information,

(iii) maintain primary responsibility for annual shareholder meetings, including drafting of proxy materials, as well as compliance with all stock exchange corporate governance and notice requirements and

(iv) establish, and maintain ongoing responsibility for, Section 16 reporting and ensure compliance with other Section 16 requirements.


  • Corporate counsel with [10+] years' experience, specializing in corporate governance practice and preferably as corporate secretary or assistant corporate secretary at a public company, including board involvement and managerial experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational and analytical skills
  • Detail orientated and flexible
  • Securities and insurance law experience preferred

Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.
In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.

We have been providing stability and reliability to our clients since 1859 to help them live their lives with confidence, to give them peace of mind, and enable them to realize their dreams for their loved ones and their legacy.
As an employer AXA is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels completely comfortable bringing their true selves to work every day. AXA US has been recognized and certified as a great place to work by the Great Place to Work Institute.
We provide our employees opportunities to move within our organization so they can grow their career and skills without ever having to leave AXA.  Almost 40% of our open jobs are filled with current employees.

NOTE: AXA participates in the E-Verify program.

In addition to competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package including 401 (k) and medical programs, we offer the opportunity for continued professional development in a congenial corporate environment.

AXA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws.