MAXIS GBN combines existing operations under a joint venture company
MetLife and AXA today announced plans to further strengthen their MAXIS Global Benefits Network (MAXIS GBN) by combining its existing operations under a joint venture company.
Through the joint venture, MAXIS GBN will integrate activities including sales, marketing and client servicing to provide a single, seamless client experience. As pioneering insurers in the employee benefits space, MetLife and AXA are building MAXIS GBN as a long-term partner for multinational clients. MAXIS GBN is meeting clients’ emerging needs by investing in market-leading analytics, medical reporting, and health and wellness solutions, to go beyond traditional insurance products.
MAXIS GBN will be headquartered in London, UK, and Mauro Dugulin will be appointed CEO of the joint venture company. Mr. Dugulin brings with him proven expertise in successfully growing multinational employee benefits businesses and reinforcing global operations. He will be advised by a management committee, led by Dan DeKeizer, Senior Vice President, Global Employee Benefits, MetLife and Mattieu Rouot, Senior Vice President, Head of International Employee Benefits, AXA, and supported by a MAXIS GBN senior leadership team from both AXA and MetLife.
“As multinational companies continue to grow globally, they need benefits providers who can offer comprehensive, integrated benefits solutions, in keeping with the organization’s global human resource strategy. By strengthening MAXIS GBN we are best positioned to meet the unique needs of customers in more than 110 markets,” said Maria Morris, Executive Vice President, Global Employee Benefits, MetLife and Co-Chairman MAXIS GBN Board.
“MAXIS GBN highlights AXA and MetLife’s ability to work as strategic partners to deliver a best-in-class customer experience, a broad geographical reach, and innovative product solutions,” said Didier Weckner, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of AXA France, Head of Group Business for AXA, Co-Chairman MAXIS GBN Board. “I am confident that MAXIS GBN is on the path to becoming the leading employee