AXA appoints Gordon Watson CEO of Asia

Watson has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, the majority of which was spent with AIG/AIA


Hong Kong : 


AXA has appointed Gordon Watson Chief Executive Officer of Asia, which includes Japan, and a Member of the Management Committee of the AXA Group.



He will assume the role on Jan 1, 2018 and will report to Thomas Buberl, Chief Executive Officer of AXA.



“I would like to welcome Gordon to AXA and look forward to working with him to expand our Asian Markets business, a key growth generator for the AXA Group. 



Gordon is an experienced and energetic leader who has a strong track record of delivering results,” said Buberl.



Watson has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, the majority of which was spent with AIG/AIA. From 2011 to 2017, he was Regional Chief Executive of AIA Group’s operations in Hong Kong & Macau, Australia, the Philippines, Vietnam and New Zealand.



He holds an MBA and is both a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute and the Society of Marketing


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