AXA financial board member Bertram Scott named to Savoy Magazine’s roster of Most Influential Black Corporate Directors

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October 24, 2017

NEW YORK – AXA Financial, Inc. announced today that Bertram Scott, a member of its Board of Directors, has been named one of the Most Influential Black Corporate Directors in 2017 by Savoy magazine.  Scott joins some of the nation’s most accomplished executives and business leaders who were selected based on their exemplary records of achievement and influence within their companies and communities.  

Scott joined the AXA Financial board in 2012, bringing his expertise as an audit committee financial expert and strong strategic and operational skills acquired through the variety of executive roles in which he has served during his career.  He also serves on the boards of Lowe’s Companies, Inc., and Becton, Dickinson and Company.  In addition, Scott currently serves as Senior Vice President of Population Health Management at Novant Health, Inc. 

“I’m very pleased to congratulate Bert on this noteworthy achievement,” said Mark Pearson, director, president and chief executive officer of AXA Financial, Inc. “He is a valued member of our AXA Financial Board of Directors. His deep knowledge of the industry and experience in strategy and operations have been essential in advising the company.” 

Scott has a wealth of leadership experience in the financial and health services industries.  He served as president and CEO of Affinity Health Plan from 2012-2014, and as president of U.S. commercial markets for CIGNA Corporation from 2010-2011.  Prior to Cigna, he enjoyed a 10-year career at TIAA-CREF, beginning in 2000 as president of the company’s life insurance business.  In 2003, he took over management of all products for the company, including group annuities and mutual funds.  

Savoy is committed to providing comprehensive coverage of African Americans recently selected to serve on their first public board and those that are currently serving on public boards.” said L.P. Green, II, CEO & Publisher of Savoy Magazine. “We continue to be inspired by these accomplished executives, their distinguished careers and the corporations that demonstrate inclusive board composition in Savoy. We offer congratulations and appreciation to the directors recognized in Savoy’s Most Influential Black Corporate Directors edition for their leadership. “ 

Learn more about the Savoy Most Influential Black Corporate Directors list here

About AXA Financial, Inc.

AXA Financial is one of the premier organizations in financial protection strategies and wealth management. Affiliated companies include AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company, AXA Advisors, LLC (member FINRA, SIPC), AllianceBernstein, L.P., AXA Distributors, LLC and MONY Life Insurance Company of America. AXA Financial is a part of the global AXA Group, a worldwide leader in financial protection strategies and wealth management.  “AXA Group” refers to AXA, a French holding company for an international group of insurance and financial services companies together with its direct and indirect consolidated subsidiaries. For more information, visit

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