AXA XL has named Ashok Krishnan as its new chief data and analytics officer, tasked with further strengthening the insurer’s innovation and technology-led approach as it accelerates its data strategy.
Krishnan is a perfect fit for his new role as he joins AXA XL from AXA Hong Kong, where he served as the chief data officer and customer experience director. He led the Analytics, AI & Data Science, Customer Experience, Insights, CRM Marketing, and Data Management & Governance functions covering AXA’s Life, Health, and P&C insurance businesses.
Before joining AXA in 2013, he served at Prudential plc and Xchanging, focusing on strategy, distribution, operations and transformation, and finance functions.
In his new role, Krishnan will report to AXA XL chief operating officer Matthieu Caillat and be based in London.
Commenting on the appointment, Caillat said: “I’m pleased to welcome Ashok to AXA XL. His extensive expertise and background in analytics and data science, combined with his knowledge of the P&C insurance market, will further strengthen AXA XL’s innovation and technology-led approach as we accelerate our data strategy.”