AXA UK&I appoints Suzanne Scott as Chief People and Corporate Responsibility Officer


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  • Suzanne Scott is appointed as Chief People and Corporate Responsibility Officer AXA UK & Ireland from 1 May 2022
  • Suzanne will take over responsibility for AXA UK & Ireland’s HR function and Corporate Responsibility strategy
  • Suzanne succeeds Lucinda Charles-Jones who is leaving AXA at the end of April 2022.

AXA UK&I has announced the appointment of Suzanne Scott as its new Chief People and Corporate Responsibility Officer for AXA UK & Ireland. Suzanne will succeed Lucinda Charles-Jones who has decided to step away from executive life at the end of April to pursue a non-executive portfolio career.

Suzanne is currently HR Director for AXA Health and has held senior HR roles at AXA for 7 years, both at AXA Health and previously at AXA Wealth. Prior to joining AXA, Suzanne held HR roles at Royal Bank of Scotland and Aviva Plc. Within her new role, Suzanne will be accountable for the people and corporate responsibility strategy and will be a member of the UK & Ireland Management Committee, reporting directly to Claudio Gienal, CEO UK & Ireland. Suzanne will also be a member of Karima Silvent's Global HR Leadership Team for the AXA Group. Suzanne starts her new position on 1 May 2022.

"I am thrilled and honoured to be stepping into this role and am grateful to Lucinda for creating such a strong HR team here. Being in AXA and in HR at this time is such an exciting place to be and I step into the role committed to achieving our goal to be the most inspiring place to work. I am also delighted that I have been able to continue to progress my career and keep AXA as my home."

Suzanne Scott, Incoming Chief People and Corporate Responsibility Officer at AXA UK&I

"Lucinda Charles-Jones has been a key member of the UK & Ireland Management Committee as well as the Global HR Leadership team. She's seen the business through a number of significant changes and has established a high performing and well-respected HR function with a clear people agenda and strategy. My sincere thanks go to her for her great contribution to the business and her support to me."

"I'm delighted that we have an internal successor in Suzanne Scott. Suzanne brings a wealth of strong HR experience and knows the AXA business well. I am very much looking forward to working with her in her new capacity."

Claudio Gienal, Chief Executive Officer at AXA UK&I


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