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AXA Advisors is an international insurance firm based in France. The company specializes in global insurance as well as investment management and provision of innovative financial services. Over the years, the company has experienced constant growth, earning it recognition as the insurance with the highest brand value worldwide. The company has maintained this position for eight consecutive years. With a brand value of 14 percent, AXA appeared among the top three 2016 global financial services brands. The company has offices in Western Europe, Asia Pacific region, North America and Middle East and Africa.
In 2011, a paper written by Vitali et al. stated that AXA was ranked position two in the list of the most powerful transnational corporation based on ownership. This is a testament of the firm’s corporate superiority in the competitive global market. Barclays took the first position while State Street Corporation came in third. AXA Group is a component of Euro Stoxx 50 stock market index and is independently run. The company has many subsidiaries whose operations are subject to the regulations prevailing in their host nations. Through its units; AXA Heart in Action and AXA Research Fund, the company supports arts, social projects, human life and society, and environment conservation.
About Vincent Parascandola
At AXA, Vincent Parascandola is in charge of sales, recruitment and retention, development of new financial professionals and productivity. For over 25 years, Parascandola has been serving in the competitive financial industry. His career started in 1987 when he was recruited at Prudential as an agent. After his successful entry into the industry, Vincent was honored with the National Rookie of the Year Award. Three years later, he joined MONY Life Insurance Company where he held several management positions before shifting to AXA in 2004.
His outstanding leadership has earned him multiple management awards, including Career Development Award and Master Agency Awards. Vincent has shared his insights in many company and industry conferences. He is a member of GAMA and ex-president of the Florida Chapter. Parascandola also served as a chair of LIMRA’s Field Committee. He graduated with a B.S. from Pace University, New York, where he returned during the 2014 graduation ceremony to give an opening speech.