Newsroom

Welcome to the AXA UK Newsroom. Here you'll find press releases, downloadable resources and information on our public affairs activity and financial results.

Driverless car outside Houses of Parliament
Promoting the safe deployment of self-driving technologies

Innovation

27 January 2021

AXA and Burges Salmon support the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Connected and Automated Mobility

Claudio Gienal, Chief Executive Officer, AXA UK and Ireland
Claudio Gienal named in Glassdoor’s 2021 Top CEO list

People

16 June 2021

AXA UK&I’s Chief Executive Officer, Claudio Gienal, has been named in Glassdoor’s 2021 Top CEO list with an average approval rating of 97% over the past year.

Chemistry teacher wearing blue denim dress and grey v-neck tshirt stood in front of a whiteboard
AXA UK&I partner with Teach First to build a resilient generation

Partnerships

2 June 2021

AXA and Teach First announce a dedicated partnership to deliver the AXA Head Coaches programme, a youth mental health initiative, to teachers and leaders in the UK’s most disadvantaged communities.

AXA launches Startup Angel competition to help new businesses get started

Partnerships

17 May 2021

Two worthy businesses will have the chance to make their business dreams a reality with 25K of funding, AXA business insurance cover and mentoring from three successful entrepreneurs

Players from Liverpool Football Club lead the LFC Challenge from studio with yoga mats on floor
Liverpool FC players host fitness class as part of new AXA campaign

Partnerships

12 May 2021

AXA, Official Training Partner to Liverpool FC, launches the LFC Challenge, a 15-minute virtual workout session designed to get people moving.

Broker using a laptop while working at home
Driving professional standards a key focus for AXA at the BIBA 2021 Digital Conference

People

12 May 2021

AXA XL and AXA Commercial demonstrate commitment to driving professional standards with the launch of new and enhanced broker learning and support programmes.

Vicki Joshi, Customer and Brand Director, AXA UK and Ireland
AXA UK & Ireland appoints Vicki Joshi as Customer and Brand Director

People

10 May 2021

AXA UK & Ireland has announced the appointment of Vicki Joshi as Customer and Brand Director in a new role that will see Vicki further developing AXA’s customer experience and brand strategy.

Chris Hussey, Group Internal Audit Director, AXA UK and Ireland
AXA UK & Ireland appoints Chris Hussey as Group Internal Audit Director

People

7 May 2021

UK & Ireland has announced the appointment of Chris Hussey as Group Internal Audit Director, succeeding Carl Antrim, who has moved to AXA XL.

Emily Coupland and Edward Davis, General Counsel, AXA UK and Ireland
AXA UK & Ireland appoints Emily Coupland as General Counsel

People

28 April 2021

AXA UK & Ireland has announced the appointment of Emily Coupland as General Counsel, succeeding Edward Davis who is retiring after 27 years with the business. Emily will work across all UK and Ireland operations, providing legal counsel on all aspects of business.

AXA Retail Insurance appoints Marco Distefano and Anna Fleming to senior team

People

23 April 2021

AXA UK Retail Insurance has announced the appointment of Marco Distefano as Managing Director for Motor and Home and Anna Fleming as Chief Operating Officer. The two senior hires will help the business achieve its strategic ambitions and build on its innovative value proposition for customers.