Net premiums written 1999: $1,806m (£1,271.6m)
Tel: +49 221 148 105
Fax: +49 221 148 2 2740
Year established: Origins back to 1816
Chief officer: Claus-Michael Dill, CEO
Biography: A member of the board of directors of Gerling Konzern insurance group holding company since April 1995, Claus-Michael Dill joined Axa in June 1999, as chairman of the board of directors of AXA Colonia Konzern.
His career started in 1981 as consultant in company management at Kauders International. He then moved to McKinsey in 1984, also as a consultant.
In 1987, he started work at Schweizer Rück Gruppe, Zurich and Munich (reinsurance group) where he was:
Rück-Beteiligungs-Gesellschaft in Munich, in
Zurich (Swiss direct insurance subsidiary of
Schweizer Rück), in 1990
Versicherung in Munich (investments, finance
and accountancy), in 1995.