AXA in the News


  • June 2, 2017

    HuffPost interview with Nicole Hazard

    AXA HR’s Nicole Hazard is featured in a HuffPost Q&A interview in a series of articles to help executives understand trends in the people analytics disciplines that are transforming the practice of human resources at companies around the world. The article focuses on how AXA uses cutting-edge data applications to drive employee retention and engagement.

  • April 6, 2017

    AXA Offers New Solution for DC Marketplace

    AXA has launched a new solution for the defined contribution (DC) marketplace: AXA Retirement 360, an open architecture DC mutual fund program designed for 401(k), 403(b), 457(b) and 401(a) plans.

  • March 22,2017

    Insurance News Net

    An article on variable index-linked annuities quotes Kevin Kennedy, head, Individual Annuities. These increasingly popular products, of which AXA’s Structured Capital Strategies®, is a leader, can offer significant downside “buffer” protection to clients. Kennedy said,“We held focus groups and asked, ‘What do you want?’ And they said downside protection, upside potential and simplicity.”

  • March 3,2017

    U.S. News & World Report

    What are the options when it comes to managing the cash value of an asset like life insurance? For policies that build up a cash value that can come in handy, Advanced Markets VP Mark Teitelbaum offers expert advice in an article that appeared in U.S. News & World Report. The takeaway is that a policy with cash value can be a major asset to an overall financial plan.

  • February 16,2017

    Tax reform shouldn't compromise Americans' retirement security

    President and CEO of AXA US, Mark Pearson, wrote an opinion piece in The Hill urging Congress, as it prepares to debate federal tax reform, to work to preserve aspects of the tax code that incentivize retirement savings and help Americans save and plan for a dignified retirement.


  • December 21, 2016

    AXA again wins the coveted Dalbar Annuity Service Award

    The award is earned through an objective third-party evaluation of the quality of contact center service being provided to annuity contract owners.

  • December 13, 2016

    AXA Increases Parental Leave

    “CNN Money” included AXA in a major roundup of companies that are augmenting their parental leave benefits in 2017. The Dec. 9, 2016, global announcement also was picked up by the insurance trade media. AXA’s new policy is effective Jan. 1

  • July 13, 2016

    2016 Disability Equality Index Results

    Disability Equality Index
    The Disability Equality Index® (DEI®) has deemed AXA Equitable a “2016 DEI® Best Places to Work” company for the second consecutive year. This year, AXA Equitable received a score of 90%, increased from the 2015 score of 80%.

  • June 22,2016

    AXA Wins 'Great Place to Work' Certification

    Great Place to Work®  Institute - AXA has received certification as a great workplace following anonymous, voluntary surveys submitted by its U.S. employees to independent analysts at the Great Place to Work® Institute, an authority on workplace cultures since the 1980s.

  • January 4, 2016

    World's Top 10 Insurers Ranked by Premium, Assets

    Insurance Journal - France's AXA S.A. kept its top spot among global insurers as measured by 2014 assets and ranked No. 2 by 2014 net premiums written.



  • December 16, 2015

    DALBAR Announces Its Annuity Service Award Winners

    DALBAR - AXA is named as a customer service leader of 2015.

  • October 22, 2015

    Advisers Boost 403(b) Participants' Retirement Confidence and Savings

    PlanSponsor - K–12 403(b) participants who used an adviser had a 34% higher median balance in their accounts than those who had the option to use an adviser but did not do so, according to a study of more than 1,000 respondents by AXA US.

  • September 23, 2015

    Don't Stifle Ability of Americans to Save for Retirement

    Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel

    The stated objective of the Department of Labor's "fiduciary rule" is to ensure that financial professionals and institutions serve the best interest of their customers. 

  • August 10, 2015  

    Public Policy Should Support Savers

    Morning Consult — Americans work hard. They do this to make ends meet and save for future goals, like a dignified retirement. Given how hard Americans work to save, public policy must support savers rather than discourage them.

  • July 16, 2015

    6 Tech Startups With Insurers' Financial Backing

    Insurance Networking News — More insurance companies are using their financial strength to support technology startups. We uncover some key partnerships formed this year.

  • June 23, 2015

    AXA Takes on Banks for $250 Billion of Escrow Funds

    Bloomberg – AXA SA’s U.S. unit is seeking to add to its investment operation by competing with banks for the billions of dollars held in escrow accounts tied to mergers and acquisitions1.

  • June 15, 2015

    Guaranteed Income: Changing the Face of 401(k) Plans

    IRI Insight – Thousands of people who were close to retirement when the Great Recession began in 2008 got a rude wakeup call, alerting them that the nest eggs they’d carefully built up were suddenly a lot smaller – and shrinking.

  • April 30, 2015

    MBA Students Embrace Business with Purpose, Recognized by the Aspen Institute

    CSR Wire – Twenty MBA students - selected from nearly 1,000 worldwide - have won a share of $30,000 in scholarship money by tackling a real-life business decision at the intersection of corporate profitability and positive social and environmental impact.

  • January 15, 2015

    AXA's Redesign of US Offices Featured in Building Magazine

    AXA US Office Redesign

    American Builders Quarterly – AXA’s 2014 office redesigns in New York and Charlotte are featured in a four-page spread, detailing changes to promote transparency and collaboration. Alejandro Rivero, AXA’s Senior Director of Corporate Real Estate, describes how the company worked with designers to help incorporate AXA’s brand into their new space. Read more


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