15 Oct '11, 9pm

Life and death matters

For John R Dacey, life is one of constant move as he flies from one country to another as part of his job for French insurance giant the AXA Group. At 51, he is AXA's vice-chairman for the Asia-Pacific and a member of its executive committee. He is also a rare breed - an American working for a French company and living in Paris. "As everyone knows, Paris can be very seductive," says the man who used to work for Winterthur Insurance, an arm of Credit Suisse, as head of strategy and chief financial officer before the company was acquired in 2007 by AXA. The six-foot-three American, who has a Masters in Public Policy from the John F Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, began his professional career with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and was a partner of the consultancy firm McKinsey & Company before joining Credit Suisse in 1998. At AXA, Mr Dacey looks a...

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