AXA has announced the appointment of Alexander Vollert, as group chief operating officer, effective 1 December.
Formerly CEO of AXA Germany, he succeeds Astrid Stange and will report to Frédéric de Courtois, group deputy CEO and a Member of the AXA Group management committee.
Vollert has been with AXA since 2016, when he joined the firm from Allianz.
Meanwhile, the firm also revealed Alexander Vollert will be replaced by Thilo Schumacher, currently head of Life, savings and health and a member of the executive committee of AXA Germany, effective December 1st and pending regulatory approval.
He will report to Antimo Perretta, CEO of AXA Europe and Latin America and a member of the AXA group management committee.
Schumacher worked for AXA from 2008 to 2018, before returning in 2019.