Axa UK has appointed Ian Brimecome as chairman to replace Anthony Hamilton who is retiring.
Brimecome has been a non-executive director of Axa UK since March 2007 and takes up his new role today.
Brimecome also serves as chairman of Equitable Life Assurance Society.
Hamilton says: “I am delighted to be succeeded by Ian Brimecome who has an unsurpassed knowledge and experience of the insurance industry here and worldwide. He brings a level of business acumen and judgement that I am certain will prove him to be an exceptional chairman in the coming years.”
Axa UK group chief executive Paul Evans says: “I would like to take this opportunity to thank Anthony Hamilton for his excellent chairmanship of the AXA UK board over the last 13 years, during which time he has overseen the substantial and successful repositioning of UK operations.”