Kevin R. Byrne has been elected executive vice president of AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company (New York), the primary insurance subsidiary of AXA Financial, Inc., by the company's board of directors.
Byrne is chief investment officer and treasurer of AXA Financial and its subsidiaries, including AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company. With this new appointment, Byrne becomes a member of AXA Equitable's Executive Management Committee.
"Kevin has extensive experience with the company, in-depth knowledge of our business and a reputation for solid financial leadership," says Christopher M. "Kip" Condron, chairman and chief executive officer of AXA Equitable. "Whether it's a bear or a bull market, we can be confident in Kevin's sound investment counsel and prudent risk management."
Byrne is now responsible for the strategy and oversight of the investment portfolios of AXA Financial and its subsidiaries. In addition, he is responsible for the company's treasury functions and hedging programs that support products and investments. He also provides oversight of the U.S. investor relations activity of AXA Financial's global parent organization, AXA Group. Byrne reports to Richard Dziadzio, chief financial officer.
Mr. Byrne joined the AXA Financial in 1989. He became treasurer in 1995, a senior vice president in 1997 and chief investment officer in 2004.
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