Wall Street 50 – 2007

Christopher M. Condron/AXA Financial

Christopher “Kip” Condron is President and CEO of AXA Financial Inc., and a member of the AXA Group Management Board.

He joined AXA in 2001, immediately following his roles as President and COO of the Mellon Financial Corporation and Chairman and CEO of the Dreyfus Corporation.

Condron began his career at C.S. McKee and Co. before forming his own financial planning firm, Condron Associates. When the firm was acquired by AYCO Corporation, he became co-president.

In 1989, Condron joined The Boston Company, now Mellon Prisatc Asset Management, where he was named executive vice president. In 1995, he took over the responsibility for the Dreyfus Corporation.

Condron received his bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Scranton. He is a member of the Financial Services Roundtable and serves on its board of directors. He is also the director and treasurer of The American Ireland Fund.

Married with three children, Condron is a third-generation Irish American with roots in counties Donegal and Cork.