NEW YORK, Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company announced today that Michael Healy was elected chief information officer by the company's Board of Directors at a meeting held last Friday. Mr. Healy reports to Richard Silver, senior executive vice president and chief administrative officer. Mr. Healy is responsible as CIO for directing the company's systems strategy and delivery, including infrastructure, application development and corporate architecture. Prior to joining AXA Equitable in 2006, he served as a senior vice president at Marsh & McLennan, and in managerial roles at PricewaterhouseCoopers. "Mike embodies the qualities that are important to being a successful CIO," said Mr. Silver. "His strong leadership and strategic planning skills, and strong commitment to collaboration and teamwork, has earned him the respect of IT colleagues and business partners alike." Mr. Healy's promotion to the top technology post at AXA Equitable follows Kevin Murray being named chief operating officer and CIO at AXA U.K. "We congratulate Mike on his appointment to CIO," said Christopher M. "Kip" Condron, chairman and CEO of AXA Equitable, and head of the global Life & Savings business line for AXA Group. "He has made significant contributions since he joined AXA, and we look forward to building on the legacy of excellence in technology that Kevin has left us." About AXA Equitable In business since 1859, AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company (NY, NY) is a leading financial protection company and one of the nation's premier providers of life insurance and annuity products, as well as investment products and services through its affiliates, including AXA Advisors, LLC (NY, NY) Member FINRA, SIPC. The company's products and services are distributed to individuals and business owners through its retail distribution channel, AXA Advisors and to the financial services market through its wholesale distribution channel, AXA Distributors, LLC.