The French multinational insurance firm’s headquarters are in the 8th arrondissement of Paris. AXA offers some financial services including global insurance and management of investments. The firm has set a record by being the first insurance brand globally with a brand growth value of 14% in 2016 for the 8th consecutive years. Though they have their presence in Africa, the group operates primarily in North America, the Asia-Pacific region, Western Europe, and the Middle East. The independently run business is operated according to laws and regulations of the different countries they are located in.
History of AXA
The company was founded in 1816 as Mutuelle de L’assurance contre L’incendie (the Ancienne Mutuelle). Over the years, it acquired some other companies and subsequently changed their name then finally settled for AXA. The company aims at equipping its clienteles with information and tools to guide them towards living the life that they envision for themselves. It also helps business owners guard, reserve and gets more value from their business that is tax efficient.
The insurance firm has an artistic and social philanthropic initiative- AXA Heart in action. In 2008 they created the AXA Research Fund that supports research focused on understanding the risks that affect the environment, human life and society then get solution and means to prevent these risks. They endowed it with € 100 million. The fund was also awarded 11 endowments that support research institutions of excellence that intend to attract the best scientists. So far, the fund has funded 256 research projects that included 230 young researchers. The findings have been implemented in 22 countries with researchers from 42 different nationalities.
The firm has a great team of whose sole purpose is to ensure that your investment is safeguarded. Leading the team is Vice President Vincent Parascandola who is responsible for management development, sales, recruiting, retention, productivity, and development of new and experienced financial professionals. Having 25 years of experience, he is assorted after speaker. He has received numerous awards due to his leadership skills including GAMA’s Career Development and Master Agency Awards.