Christopher M. “Kip” Condron was elected president and CEO of AXA Financial, Inc. and a member of the AXA Group Management Board in 2001. In addition, Kip 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, AXA’s majority owned Asset Management firm. Kip joined The Boston Company in 1989 as vice chairman and head of the Private Client Group. Prior to joining the Boston Company, he was co-president of AYCO, the financial and tax planning subsidiary of American Express, which acquired his Pittsburgh-based firm, Condron Associates.
Kip is on the board of AllianceBernstein Corporation and AXA Financial, Inc., a member of the Financial Services Roundtable and chairman of its Board of Directors. He is a director of The American Ireland Fund and also serves as treasurer and chairman of its Executive Committee.
Married with three children, Kip is a third-generation Irish American with roots in counties Donegal and Cork.