AXA ART appoints Kai Kuklinski as new global CEO


AXA ART has appointed Kai Kuklinski as the new global CEO of the company’s operations, effective April 1, 2014.  Mr Kuklinski will succeed Dr Ulrich Guntram.

Jacques de Vaucleroy, chairman of the supervisory board of the global AXA ART Group and CEO of AXA NORCEE (Northern, Central and Eastern Europe) Region commented: “I am pleased to have Kai join us as the global CEO of AXA ART. His long and diverse experience in leading sales and customer service initiatives within AXA Group will greatly contribute to the further development of AXA ART’s business. He will be a great leader for our very successful global art operations.”

Kai Kuklinski currently serves as executive director of the broker distribution of AXA Konzern AG. He has held several management positions within AXA Group subsidiaries since 1999. Among others, his previous roles include: digital officer of AXA Winterthur Versicherung AG in Switzerland, director customer service of AXA Service AG and unit manager eCoopera-tions/eMarketing of AXA eSolutions GmbH.

Beginning April 1, 2014, Dr Ulrich Guntram will assume the position as CEO of AXA Corporate Solutions Asia, an AXA company focused on providing insurance services to international corporate clients.

Jacques de Vaucleroy  said: “I have enjoyed working with Ulrich Guntram over the years. Ulrich has contributed to positioning AXA ART as a global leader in a very competitive market environment.  I highly appreciate his outstanding engagement and wish him the best in his new position as CEO of AXA Corporate Solutions Asia”.

Kai Kuklinski