AXA promotes Leroy to global legal head

AXA Real Estate Investment Managers has promoted Sarah Leroy to global head of legal. She joined the firm in 2003.

AXA Real Estate Investment Managers, the real estate investment management arm of French insurance giant AXA, has appointed Sarah Leroy as global head of its legal department.

The firm, which manages more than €40 billion of assets worldwide, announced the appointment today. Leading a team of 14 professionals, Leroy is to be responsible for handling any legal issues relating to the management of its real estate assets and commercial real estate loans, AXA said.

Leroy, who joined AXA REIM in 2003 and has held various roles at the firm, previously worked for international law firms Jones Day and August & Debouzy.