AXA UK&I welcomes Alain Zweibrucker as new CEO of AXA Retail


AXA UK & Ireland has named Alain Zweibrucker as the CEO of AXA Retail, effective 2 January 2024, pending regulatory approval.

His appointment also includes a role on the UK & Ireland Management Committee, under the guidance of Tara Foley, the UK & Ireland CEO.

AXA UK & Ireland, a subsidiary of the global AXA Group, is a leader in providing insurance solutions to a broad range of customers. The company specialises in various insurance products, including property, casualty, life, and health insurance, catering to both individual and corporate clients. AXA UK & Ireland is known for its innovative approach to insurance, offering tailored solutions to meet the ever-evolving needs of its customers.

Alain Zweibrucker is a seasoned professional with a 25-year tenure at AXA. He has held numerous senior roles in property and casualty insurance across different markets. His most recent position was as Chief Financial Officer at AXA Switzerland, where he was a key figure on the Executive Committee. During his tenure, Alain spearheaded various transformative initiatives, aligning them with AXA’s strategic goals and focusing on growth and earnings.

Alain’s journey with the firm began in Portugal as an actuary, followed by significant roles in Paris and Germany. He has a strong background in financial control, risk management, and property and casualty retail. His technical expertise and result-driven approach, combined with his leadership skills, make him an ideal choice to lead AXA Retail in the challenging market environment.

The company extends its gratitude to Anna Fleming, who admirably fulfilled the role of Interim CEO. Tara Foley expressed confidence in Alain’s capabilities and gratitude towards Anna for her exceptional leadership and support during the transition period.

Alain Zweibrucker, the incoming CEO, shared his enthusiasm for his new role, highlighting the excellence of AXA Retail’s team and his commitment to advancing the company’s business strategy and customer service in an uncertain world. He succeeds Anna Fleming, who will resume her position as Chief Operating Officer.

Tara Foley, who previously led AXA Retail before becoming the CEO of AXA UK & Ireland in September 2023, also expressed her excitement about Alain’s future contributions to the company.

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