Adelane Mecellem

CEO AXA Partners Asia, Middle-East, Africa, Southern Europe and Latin America

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Adelane Mecellem joined AXA Partners in 2017 as CEO for Middle-East Turkey and Africa, and has been appointed CEO for Asia, Middle-East, Turkey and Africa in 2020. He recently extended his perimeter to Southern Europe and Latin America. Engineer, graduated from Ecole Polytechnique in France and Ecole Nationale Polytechnique in Algeria, he also holds a postgraduate diploma from Paris Dauphine University in scientific management methods. He is an Actuary, member of the Institut des Actuaires in France.

Within AXA for 20 years and in CEO’s position for 12 years, Adelane started his career as a Life actuary with technical and financial management positions in AXA France where he spent more than 8 years. After this significant experience in a well-structured environment, Adelane jumped into a breathtaking entrepreneurial endeavor of building AXA Algeria from scratch, which took him more than 7 years. 

In parallel, he also had and still have other mandates and roles within the AXA Group such as board member of some AXA Partners entities in Africa and Asia.

Lecturer in several high schools and universities on different fields, he teaches the financial steering of an insurance company, the actuarial techniques in life and non-life insurance and the retirement models. 

In 2014 and 2015, Adelane has had the honor of being nominated by Choiseul Institute 100 Africa as one of the 100 young leaders who played a major role in the continent’s economic development. 
In 2014 as well, he received the Chairman Award from Henri De Castries, the previous AXA Group CEO.

On a more personal level, Adelane Mecellem is married and father of 3 children. He is passionate about new technologies, sciences, innovation and entrepreneurship, is an amateur musician as well and he plays Oud.