AXA promotes new group chief innovation officer

Predecessor leaving the company following 30 years of service

AXA promotes new group chief innovation officer

Insurance News

By Ryan Smith

AXA has announced that Jef Van In, currently CEO of AXA Belgium, has been appointed CEO of AXA Next and group chief innovation officer, effective July 01. He will report to Antimo Perretta, CEO of AXA Europe and a member of AXA’s management committee.

Van In succeeds Delphine Maisonneuve, who is taking a position outside the company.

“I would like to thank Delphine warmly for all she has done at AXA over the past 30 years, her contribution to the success of AXA in her different roles, her strong voice advocating our values, and for the development and promotion of our many high-potential women across the group,” Perretta said. “We will miss Delphine and wish her all the best in this new chapter of her career.”

Van In joined AXA Group in 2011 as CEO of AXA Bank Europe. In 2013 he also took on the role of CEO of AXA CEE region (insurance). In 2016, he was named CEO of AXA Belgium and president of the supervisory board of AXA Bank.

“I am very happy to see Jef embracing this important new challenge,” Perretta said. “I am convinced that his drive, his broad experience, his track record in the transformation of our operations in Belgium, and his strong convictions around customer-centricity and innovation will be instrumental in accelerating our transformation journey. I wish him and his new teams all the best.”

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