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Alexander Vollert is appointed Chief Executive Officer of AXA Germany

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Apr 6, 2016

AXA announces the appointment of Alexander Vollert as Chief Executive Officer of AXA Germany. In addition, he will be appointed to the AXA Group's Executive Committee. Alexander Vollert will join AXA from Allianz, where he currently holds the position of Chairman of the Management Board of Allianz Versicherungs-AG and Member of the Management Board of Allianz Deutschland AG in charge of P&C operations in Germany.

Thomas Buberl
Deputy Chief Executive Officer of AXA

We are fortunate to have Alexander joining us to lead AXA Germany. He is a well-rounded leader with many years of experience in the sector and a clear vision for the future. I am confident that he will continue to take AXA Germany forward in this rapidly changing world, making it an industry leader benefitting from both its client focus and its ability to innovate.

This appointment will be effective as of September 16, 2016, subject to the approval of the BaFin, the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority.

Biography

Alexander Vollert will join AXA from Allianz, where he currently holds the positions of Chairman of the Management Board of Allianz Versicherungs-AG and Member of the Management Board of Allianz Deutschland AG, in charge of P&C operations in Germany. After graduating from university as an industrial engineer, he joined business consultants McKinsey & Company in 2000, later becoming a partner in 2006. One of his main focal areas was advising insurance companies operating internationally. Vollert then joined Allianz Deutschland AG in 2009, where he managed Business Organisation before being promoted in 2011 to Member of the Management Board and Chief Operating Officer (COO) in charge of Business Organization & IT. Since 2014, Vollert has held the position of CEO of Allianz Versicherungs-AG, while also being in charge of the P&C insurance line of business in Germany as a Member of the Management Board of Allianz Deutschland AG.

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