Mark Pearson

Mark Pearson is President and Chief Executive Officer of AXA Equitable Holdings, which is comprised of two well-established principal franchises, AXA Equitable Life and AllianceBernstein, a leading investment management and research firm. He also serves as President and CEO of AXA Equitable Life, a leading financial services company helping clients prepare for their financial future with confidence.

Mr. Pearson brings diverse financial services experience, developed through his long tenure as an executive with AXA, including more than seven years in his current role. As the head of AXA Equitable Holdings, Mr. Pearson has focused on providing advice and solutions that can help our clients retire with dignity, protect their families and prepare for their financial future with confidence.

From 2008 to 2011, Mr. Pearson served as the President and CEO of AXA Japan. He joined AXA in 1995 with the acquisition of National Mutual Holdings and was appointed Regional Chief Executive of AXA Asia Life in 2001.

Mr. Pearson holds several board positions within the AXA family of companies, including AXA Equitable Life, AXA Financial, MONY America and AllianceBernstein Corporation.

Before joining AXA, Mr. Pearson spent 20 years in the insurance sector, assuming senior management positions at Hill Samuel, Schroders, National Mutual Holdings and Friends Provident.

Mr. Pearson is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and a member of the Board of Directors of the American Council of Life Insurers.

“AXA Equitable Life” refers to AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company, a New York corporation, a life insurance company and a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of AXA Equitable Holdings.  The family of companies includes Alliance Bernstein, AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company (NY, NY), MONY Life Insurance Company of America (AZ stock company, administrative office: Jersey City, NJ), AXA Advisors, LLC (member FINRA, SIPC), and AXA Distributors, LLC. 

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