AXA XL has announced the appointment of three new leaders within its UK Client & Country Management division, all of which will report to Paul Greensmith, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of UK Legal Entities.
Louise Piper and Harpreet Sanghera are existing employees of the firm, and have been appointed Head of Client & Distribution, UK and Strategy Director, UK, respectively.
At the same time, Christopher Read has joined AXA XL as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of UK Legal Entities from EY, where he was most recently Associate Partner. Before EY, Read was CEO of AXA’s General Insurance business in Hong Kong.
The insurer and reinsurer notes that in their new roles, the new leaders will support the ongoing integration project by outlining the proposed future set-up of AXA XL in the UK.
Greensmith commented on the appointments: “I am delighted to announce the new leadership appointments to our Client & Country Management team.
“As we complete our integration journey following the acquisition of XL group by AXA, they will play an essential role in developing and executing the strategy for AXA XL in the UK, and delivering the broader capabilities of the AXA group to our clients and brokers.”