Insurance company Axa has announced the appointment of Irene Dorner as the new chairperson of the audit committee, following the death of Stefan Lippe.
Dorner, who has held the position of director of Axa and a member of the audit committee since 2016, will remain chairwoman for the remainder of the year.
Denis Duverne, chairman of the board of directors said: “I would like to thank Irene Dorner, member of the audit committee for the last four years, who has agreed to take over Stefan Lippe’s position as chairwoman of the audit committee, and to propose the renewal of her mandate as director at our next shareholders’ meeting.
“I am glad that the board continues to benefit from her expertise and experience.”
The board of directors, upon recommendation of its compensation and governance committee has decided to propose to the AXA’s annual shareholders’ meeting to be held on 30 June to renew Dorner’s mandate as member of the board of directors.