COO at AXA Equitable
Martin Woll is the Chief Operating Officer for AXA’s Individual Retirement business and also runs the firm’s Institutional Savings business launched in 2015.
As COO, Mr. Woll leads the following functions for the individual annuity business: strategy and corporate development, estrategy/digital, and data and analytics. In this position, he drives strategic initiatives across the commercial line and has instituted cutting-edge analytics to better understand and manage the business. He also serves as a central figure for the organization helping to drive its business agenda forward.
Concurrently, Mr. Woll has overall P&L responsibility for AXA’s institutional savings business. In this role, he oversees the strategy, implementation, and execution of the business line and its financial results. In addition, he spearheaded the work over the course of several years building and managing AXA’s entry into this space with the launch of Escrow Shield PlusTM in partnering with SRS Acquiom. Mr. Woll joined AXA in 2010 as a member of the firm’s Corporate Strategy and Business Development Group.
He spent the early part of his career providing financial advisory services for corporations and institutional investors while working at the investment bank Houlihan Lokey. He began his career on the fixed income and derivatives trading desk at AB Global (formerly known as AllianceBernstein) assisting the portfolio managers with the valuation of their investments.
Mr. Woll graduated cum laude from Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree in political science with minor concentrations in business, international economics, and Russian and Eastern European studies.