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Axa Framlington CEO to retire

Axa Framlington chief executive Robert Kyprianou is to retire by the end of the year after 10 years with the company.

The announcement of his retirement coincides with the firm’s appointment of Mark Beveridge as global head.

Axa Investment Managers global head of equities Stephane Prunet says: “We would like to thank Robert warmly for his significant contribution to Axa IM’s development, and in particular his successful steering of the integration of Axa Framlington into Axa Investment Managers’ multi expert platform. Whilst we are sad to see him go, we wish him and his family all the very best for this new phase in their life.”

Robert Kyprianou says: “I have enjoyed my time at Axa Investment Managers and I am very proud to have led the development of the Axa Framlington business in the UK. I now look forward to taking a step back and pursuing different priorities in my life.”


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