Lead Director, AGC and Sr Asst Corp Secretary

Lead Director, AGC and Sr Asst Corp Secretary
NY, New York
Job ID : 44954
Job ID : 44954

Company Description

AXA is a leading financial protection company, committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse, multicultural and inclusive environment, and one of the nation’s premier providers of life insurance and annuity products. The organization was established in 1859 and we are committed now more than ever to helping clients meet financial goals in all stages of their lives. One of the hallmarks of our proud heritage is providing world-class customer service.

We're always looking for smart and talented people to help us develop new and innovative ways to expand our product portfolio, reach new customers and serve well the clients already a part of the AXA family.

Job Purpose

Senior Assistant Corporate Secretary and Counsel for holding company in the process of going public and Corporate Secretary and Counsel for principal operating subsidiaries, reporting to the General Counsel.

Manage all operations and functions of Corporate Secretary’s Office for corporate group containing 30+ companies, including:

(i) coordination and preparation of materials for all board and committee meetings (drafting minutes/written consents, agendas, resolutions and related supporting documentation),

(ii) management of board schedule, budget and director compensation,

(iii) preparation and distribution of company-wide SEC and Conflicts of Interest Questionnaire,

(iv) maintaining key corporate documents and records and

(v) onboarding of new directors, and (v) manage a team of three Assistant Secretaries.

For public company, will:

(i) retain transfer agent and maintain responsibility for ongoing relationship,

(ii) research and respond to shareholder requests for information,

(iii) maintain primary responsibility for annual shareholder meetings, including drafting of proxy materials, as well as compliance with all stock exchange corporate governance and notice requirements and

(iv) establish, and maintain ongoing responsibility for, Section 16 reporting and ensure compliance with other Section 16 requirements.

  • Corporate counsel with [10+] years’ experience, specializing in corporate governance practice and preferably as corporate secretary or assistant corporate secretary at a public company, including board involvement and managerial experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational and analytical skills
  • Detail orientated and flexible
  • Securities and insurance law experience preferred
Other information

NOTE: AXA participates in the E-Verify program.

In addition to competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package including 401 (k) and medical programs, we offer the opportunity for continued professional development in a congenial corporate environment.

AXA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws.

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