MANAMA: International insurer AXA Gulf has appointed Laura Gerstein as chief healthcare officer in a move to strengthen its leadership team.
Ms Gerstein will be responsible for AXA Gulf’s entire healthcare operations, developing the company’s market share in the health insurance sector for personal and corporate clients within the Gulf region.
Previously, she has held the position of head of operations for Middle East and Africa at MetLife.
With more than 20 years of experience in the industry, Ms Gerstein began her career in 1993 as a senior actuarial analyst and was instrumental in a number of strategic transformations.
She holds a Master’s degree in business administration, with majors in finance and general management and also has a Bachelor’s degree in actuarial science.