Jad Ariss

Head of Public Affairs & Corporate Responsibility of the AXA Group


Jad Ariss was appointed AXA Group Head of Public Affairs and Corporate in May 2017.

Previously, he was CEO of AXA Middle East & Africa.

Jad has been working with the AXA Group for 22 years, having joined in 1995 as Chief Financial Officer of AXA Global Risks. In 1999, Jad became Head of Investor Relations at AXA Group, before joining AXA France in 2001, where he held multiple positions until 2015, most notably: Corporate Secretary of AXA France, HR Director of AXA France, CEO of AXA Enterprises (AXA France’s Division for Commercial Lines) & Deputy CEO of AXA France.

Prior to joining AXA Group, Jad started his career as a consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he specialized in financial services.

Jad Ariss is a graduate of the HEC Business School in France and holds an MBA from the Wharton School, USA.