Thomas Buberl is Chief Executive Officer and director of AXA since September 1, 2016. He started his career at the Boston Consulting Group as a consultant for the banking & insurance sector, in Germany and internationally. From 2005 to 2008, he joined the Winterthur Group (acquired by AXA in 2006) where he was a member of the Management Board of Winterthur for Switzerland. He later joined Zurich Insurance Group where he was Chief Executive Officer for Switzerland.
In early 2012, Thomas Buberl joined AXA as Chief Executive Officer at AXA Germany and member of the AXA Executive Committee. In March 2015, he joined the AXA Management Committee and his role at AXA Germany was first extended to Chief Executive Officer of the Global Business Line Health Business, and again in January 2016, to include the Global Business Line Life & Savings. From March 21, 2016 to August 31, 2016, Thomas Buberl was Deputy Chief Executive Officer of AXA.