Headquartered in Paris, AXA SA is a French multinational organization offering diversified services in insurance, banking, securities, and investment management among others.
The name “AXA” was chosen so that it could be easily pronounced by people across various nations. It is not an acronym despite being in upper case. Its mission is to provide financial protection to its clients throughout their lives and hence it has its businesses in three major segments: protection and health, savings and asset management, property and casualty. The product portfolio includes life insurance, property-casualty insurance, car and home insurance, asset management, wealth assistance, health and personal protection, savings and retirement policies. AXA currently employs 161,000 people and operates in 59 countries. It serves 103 million clients worldwide. Presently, it has been ranked as the leading global insurance brand for the sixth year in a row. AXA is also engaged in philanthropic activities like providing financial support to research institutions, and preserving valuable art pieces ,and employee volunteering through its widely reputed AXA Heart program.