NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company, the primary U.S. subsidiary of the global AXA Group, announces today that Lauren Day joins the organization as a managing director and head of Corporate Communications. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130205/NY54846-a )(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130205/NY54846-b ) As a member of the executive management group, Day will oversee all aspects of AXA Equitable's corporate communications strategy and platform, including media relations, public affairs, leadership communications, and employee and field engagement. Day also leads the company's event planning function and its production business, which includes the AXA Equitable Production Group and The Auditorium at the AXA Equitable Center, a prime theater venue and modern broadcasting facility located in midtown Manhattan. Day will serve on the Communications Steering Committee of AXA Group. In addition, Day will serve on the Board of Directors of the AXA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of AXA Equitable and the sponsor of the AXA Achievement scholarship program, to direct the company's philanthropic and volunteer activities within communities across the country where AXA has a presence. "As AXA Equitable expands its reach in both current and new market segments, Lauren and her team will articulate our company's capabilities, purpose, character and achievements for the benefit of our customers, partners and employees," said Amy Radin, chief marketing officer of AXA Equitable. Before joining AXA Equitable, Day served as vice president of communications at Prudential Financial. Prior to that, she worked for American International Group, Inc. (AIG), where she was responsible for communications strategy and execution related to the company's global restructuring program. She also was a senior associate in the capital markets group of AIG Global Real Estate Investment Corp. Day got her start as a legislative aide, policy advisor and press secretary in the Connecticut State Legislature, and later as a special projects manager and Robert Bosch Foundation Fellow at KfW Bankengruppe in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. She holds A.B. and A.M. degrees from Dartmouth College. 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, annuity, and financial products and services. The company's products and services are distributed to individuals and business owners through its retail distribution channel, AXA Advisors, LLC (member FINRA, SIPC) and to the financial services market through its wholesale distribution channel, AXA Distributors, LLC. Find AXA Equitable on Facebook and Twitter or visit the company's multi-media newsroom The Source @ AXA Equitable. AXA Equitable, a subsidiary of AXA Financial Inc., is part of the global AXA Group, a worldwide leader in financial protection strategies and wealth management, a worldwide leader in in insurance and asset management, with 101 million clients in 57 countries as of December 31, 2011. "AXA Group" refers to AXA, a French holding company for an international group of insurance and financial services companies together with its direct and indirect consolidated subsidiaries. For more information, visit www.axa-equitable.com.