AXA chief calls for insurance scheme for pandemics

AXA chief calls for insurance scheme for pandemics

The CEO of AXA, the French multinational insurance company, has suggested the industry should look to create an insurance scheme to adequately cover future pandemics. In an interview with France's Sunday newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche, Thomas Buberl said one idea would be to have a pooling system involving government and private insurers. Buberl told Le Journal du Dimanche that, for AXA: "Beyond the overall impact of the economic crisis, we are directly affected in two areas. First, t...

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Christopher Copper-Ind

Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.