Chief Executive Officer
With over 15 years of experience in the industry, Marie-Louise Elhabre has been instrumental in driving business transformation through change and process performance management and delivering Six Sigma operational efficiency. She started her career in Accenture where she spent 10 years in the Insurance consulting service line. She joined AXA Group in 2009 and was in charge of AXA Group Solutions Transformation and Performance Office.
As the Chief Executive Officer she is currently spearheading the Transformation 2020 strategy for AXA Business Services. She is focused on making the organisation data-driven aligning with the Group’s Ambition 2020 program placing AXA Business Services as a highly valued partner contributing to AXA entities' operating model and efficiency program.
Marie-Louise is an engineer and has a doctorate in seismology from École Centrale Paris.
RANAJIT VICTOR SEN
Head – Life and P&C
Ranajit Victor Sen has 22 years of total experience in Service Delivery spanning multiple geographies in US, Philippines and India. He also has 14 years of niche experience in the outsourced and captive domain. Over the years he has accumulated rich experience and knowledge in Driving Operational Excellence, Revenue Assurance, Profitability, Account Management and Client Acquisition.
At AXA Business Services, Ranajit Victor Sen heads India Operations and Life Centre of Excellence and is strategically focused on expanding competencies and the partnership footprint with other AXA entities.
He completed his education in US and holds an engineering in radio frequency and an MBA.
Head – Finance Operations
Srikrishna has over 20 years of experience in leadership roles managing global business units with diverse services, cross border teams & global customers. He has a strong record of business transformation through innovation, process & technology initiatives both at a customer engagement level as well as across the business.
At AXA Business Services, he heads the Finance & Accounting and Asset Management Centres of Excellence driving business strategy and growth.
Srikrishna holds a BCom degree from Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, University of Bombay and has completed Masters in Management Studies from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management, University of Bombay. He was also a Member of NASSCOM Special Interest Group (in 2016) on building talent pool for F&A skills across colleges, institutes and universities in India.
Head – Healthcare Operations
Avaneesh has over 20 years of rich experience spanning diverse industries including healthcare (payer and provider), travel and leisure, telecom and media, financial services and software services.
He also has in-depth knowledge of operations management, client relationship management, alliance management and business development.
At AXA Business Services, Avaneesh heads the Healthcare Centre of Excellence focused on nurturing global partnerships. He holds a B.Tech degree in Electronics and Communications from the National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra and has also completed his post-graduation in International Business from S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai.
Head - Human Resources, Corporate Communication And Corporate Responsibility
Vikas has 18+ years of leadership experience across the entire range of functions in Human Resources. His expertise lies in partnering with businesses for developing integrated talent management strategies that promote both business and people alike. Having worked in multiple regions (US, Germany and China) and in leading organisations including ADP India, John Deere, Accenture and Oracle, Vikas is well versed with cutting edge talent practices in the VUCA world along with in-depth understanding of working in diverse, multi-cultural and matrix environments.
In his current role as HR leader for AXA, Vikas is focused on leading the digital change within the function by leveraging AI based HR tools to drive employee experience and dramatically alter the service delivery of HR operations.
Vikas has an MBA in HR from Symbiosis, Pune and is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources – International (SPHRi) from HRCI.
Chief Risk Officer, Data Privacy Officer and Chief Compliance Officer
Shashi has over 17 years of expertise in Derivatives Capital Market Operations and Risk Management involving – Operational Risk, Information and IT security, Business Continuity Management. She has held leadership roles in multiple organisations of repute including Societe Generale Global Solutions, Deutsche Bank, HCL Technologies and Ernst & Young.
Shashi’s expertise lies in operations, such as setting up of processes and teams in capital markets – derivatives products, middle office, reconciliation, revenue services, collateral management, confirmations, settlements and treasury management. She has also led global transformation projects from India on continuous improvements.
In her current role, Shashi will be leading the risk culture at AXA Business Services with special focus on leveraging innovative dashboards, industrialised risk practices and use of AI for analytics.
Shashi is a semi-qualified chartered accountant and holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce.
Chief Data Officer and Head – Business Intelligence & Research, and Actuarial & Data Science
Shubhashish has over 18 years of experience in investment research, business research & strategy, business intelligence and data analytics. Over the past years, he has been instrumental in successfully incubating and nurturing several offshore teams in these areas.
At AXA Business Services, he leads Business Intelligence, Research, Actuarial and Data Science practices with a focus on driving value creation for AXA entities globally. As the Chief Data Officer of AXA Business Services he is also focusing on fostering a strong data-driven culture.
Prior to joining AXA, he was Co-head of Institutional Equity Research at Motilal Oswal and earlier held several leadership positions in CRISIL India (a Standard & Poor’s company).
Shubhashish holds a PGDM in Finance & Operations from Management Development Institute, Gurgaon and a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from SGSITS, Indore.
PADMA PRIYA SARASWATULA
Chief Operating Officer
Priya has 22 years of experience in leadership roles with in-depth knowledge in building and delivering tech-led strategies across BFSI domain. Her expertise lies in managing large IT projects and building business and organisation strategy. Having worked across various investment banking companies such as Lehman Brothers, Nomura and Societe Generale, Priya brings with her a unique experience of growing the offshore business through the digital lever.
As a Chief Operating Officer at AXA Business Services, Priya is responsible for overseeing delivery across IT, Automation/RPA, OPEX, BSG, Facilities and Innovation. She is uniquely qualified to drive strategic prioritisation and transformation within her functions in AXA Business Services, with a laser-focus on innovation through emerging trends and RPA.
Priya has a Master’s degree in Computer Applications from Osmania University, Hyderabad and Executive Education certifications from Harvard Business School and Indian School of Business. Priya is also a certified coach. She was also selected to be part of the W50 program at UCLA.