AXA UK & Ireland appoints Chris Hussey as Group Internal Audit Director

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  • Chris Hussey is appointed as Group Internal Audit Director of AXA UK & Ireland
  • Chris joins from AXA Asia where he has held various audit roles for the past seven years
  • Chris succeeds Carl Antrim, who has moved to AXA XL

AXA UK & Ireland has announced the appointment of Chris Hussey as Group Internal Audit Director, subject to regulatory approval. Chris succeeds Carl Antrim, who has moved to AXA XL after four years in the role.

Chris joins from AXA Asia where he led the IT Audit function across all AXA Asia Markets and more recently became Head of Audit for Asia IT, AXA Philippines and non-Joint Ventures in Indonesia. Before Chris’ seven years with AXA Asia, he was part of the UK IT Audit Team for seven years.

Chris will be joining the UK&I Extended Management Committee, using his experience and knowledge to make sure the company has the right control environment in place to accelerate and deliver business strategy and move into a smarter working world. In addition, he will be supporting the Group Internal Audit function on global initiatives.

Chris started his role on 4 May 2021, and has reporting lines into both Claudio Gienal, Chief Executive Officer, UK&I and Amaury de Warenghien, AXA Group’s Global Audit Director.

“I’d like to welcome Chris back into the UK&I team. We are making strong progress with our strategy and are at an exciting moment in our transformation journey, so Chris’ knowledge and experience is truly valued as we advance and grow.” - Claudio Gienal, Chief Executive Officer, AXA UK & Ireland

“I’m excited to take up this challenge back in the UK where I started with AXA 14 years ago. I hope to be able to support the business in continuing to navigate changes in the post-pandemic world and become more efficient in the process.”- Chris Hussey, Group Internal Audit Director, AXA UK & Ireland

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