Deputy CEO & incoming CEO - AXA
Thomas Buberl is Deputy CEO (“Directeur général adjoint”) of AXA and will be appointed Chief Executive Officer and Director of AXA on September 1st, 2016.
He started his career at the Boston Consulting Group as a consultant for the banking & insurance sector in Germany and internationally. From 2005 to 2008, he worked for the Winterthur Group (acquired by AXA in 2006) as member of the Management Board of Winterthur in Switzerland, first as Chief Operating Officer and then as Chief Marketing and Distribution Officer. Then, he joined Zurich Insurance Group where he was Chief Executive Officer for Switzerland.
Beginning of 2012, Thomas Buberl joined AXA as Chief Executive Officer of AXA Germany and member of the AXA Executive Committee. In March 2015, he also joined the AXA Management Committee and was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Global Business Line for the Health Business, and, in January 2016, of the Global Business Line for Life & Savings.
Thomas Buberl holds a Master of Economics degree from WHU Koblenz (Germany), a MBA from Lancaster University (UK) and a PhD in Economics from the University of St.Gallen (Switzerland). He has been distinguished as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.