Christopher M. “Kip” Condron is president, CEO and a director of AXA Financial, Inc. He is chairman of the board, president and CEO of AXA Financial’s principal insurance subsidiary, AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company, and is responsible for AllianceBernstein Corporation, AXA Financial’s asset management affiliate. At AXA Group, AXA Financial’s parent company, Kip is global head of life & savings and health businesses and a member of the Management Committee. Before joining AXA Financial in 2001, Kip was president and COO of Mellon Financial Corp., and chairman and CEO of The Dreyfus Corp.
A native of Scranton, PA, Kip earned a BA in business from the University of Scranton, where he serves as chairman of its board of directors and a trustee. Kip is a director of The American Ireland Fund and treasurer and chairman of its executive committee, and a director on the board of the American Council of Life Insurers. Married with three children, Kip is a third-generation Irish American with roots in counties Donegal and Cork.