February 3, 2022
AXA announces the appointment of Andrew Wallace-Barnett, currently Head of Investor Relations, as Group Chief Compliance Officer effective September 1st, 2022. He will succeed Ian Johnson who has decided to retire after a successful 30-year career in the Group. Andrew will report to George Stansfield, Group Deputy CEO, General Secretary, and a Member of the AXA Group Management Committee.
Andrew Wallace-Barnett will be replaced by Anu Venkataraman, who joins from AllianceBernstein L.P. where she has built a very rich and successful career. She is currently Portfolio Manager as well as Senior Research Analyst covering financial stocks in the US and International Markets. She will take her new role on March 1st. In addition, she will take on a senior role within the Group Strategy Department, with a double reporting line to Alban de Mailly Nesle, Group Chief Financial Officer, and Georges Desvaux, Group Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer, both members of AXA’s Management Committee.