, Etienne Bouas-Laurent, congratulated Octavie Dexant on her appointment in a message on Linkedin, in which he also thanked current CEO Luxembourg and AXA Wealth Europe, .
Bamberger is set to become head of strategic development for the UK, Ireland, Germany, Spain and Mexico. She will join the management team for the European and Latin American markets, led by their CEO, Antimo Perretta.
When asked about the precise reasons for the change, the group said the move was an internal promotion for Bamberger , who took over as head of AXA Luxembourg and Wealth Europe in July 2020. Prior to that, she had been with AXA Switzerland in 2014 as head of human resources and communications, and a member of the executive committee. Since 2019, she held the position of Head of Customer Experience and Strategy.
From Paris to Luxembourg
Dexant has been Deputy General Manager at AXA in charge of partnerships with ING in France for the past three years. She joined the group in 2010 as senior project manager for group strategy, then head of strategy and cooperation with entities and as a member of the executive committee of AXA Creditor. She then spent two years at AXA partners where she was appointed director of business projects. Prior to that, after a Franco-German university education, she worked for PwC and Allianz.
The new CEO will take up her new position on 15 January, the insurance group said. Subject to approval by the regulator.
This story was first published in French on . It has been translated and edited for Delano.