• Amelie Breitburd named AXA UK & Ireland Chief Financial Officer

    October 29th 2018. Posted in Corporate

    • Amelie Breitburd joins AXA UK and Ireland as CFO from AXA Asia
    • Breitburd takes up her new role on 1 January 2019
    • Breitburd replaces Bertrand Poupart-Lafarge who becomes CFO of AXA France

    Amelie Breitburd has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of AXA UK and Ireland, replacing the outgoing Bertrand Poupart-Lafarge.

    Breitburd, who has been at AXA for the past 14 years, officially takes up the post on 1 January 2019. Breitburd was most recently CFO of AXA Asia and has held several senior roles at AXA Group in Paris, as well as serving at KPMG and Allianz.

    Poupart-Lafarge, meanwhile, is taking up the role of CFO at AXA France. He joined AXA UK and Ireland in September 2012 after working for AXA US as Chief Investment Officer and Treasurer and CFO of AXA Canada. Poupart-Lafarge joined AXA in 2003 as CIO of AXA France.

    As part of her new role, Breitburd also becomes the new executive sponsor for AXA UK and Ireland’s diversity and inclusion programme, a post previously held by Poupart-Lafarge for almost four years.

    “I am delighted that Amelie Breitburd is joining AXA UK and Ireland as our new CFO. Amelie has played an important role in the success of AXA Group in Paris and brings significant skill and experience to our management team.

    “I would also like to thank Bertrand for his excellent work as both CFO and executive sponsor for diversity and inclusion. Everyone at AXA UK and Ireland wishes him the best of luck as he starts a new and exciting chapter as CFO of AXA France.” [Claudio Gienal, Chief Executive, AXA UK & Ireland]

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    In the UK AXA operates through a number of business units including: AXA Insurance, AXA PPP healthcare and AXA Ireland. AXA employees around 10,000 staff in the UK.

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