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Axa appoints former Gartmore chief executive as non-executive director

Axa has appointed a former Gartmore chief executive David Watts as a non-executive director to its UK board.

Watts was joint chief executive and chief investment officer for Gartmore until his retirement in 1999. He is also a director of Fleming Income and Growth investment trust.

David Nash, who became a non-executive director of Axa UK in 1996, resigned last month.

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