Wall Street 50 – 2008

Christopher Condron/AXA Financial

Christopher “Kip” Condron is President and CEO of AXA Financial, Inc., and a member of the AXA Group Management Board. He joined AXA in 2001, immediately following his roles as President and COO of the Mellon Financial Corporation and Chairman and CEO of the Dreyfus Corporation.

Condron began his career at C.S. McKee and Co. before forming his own financial planning firm.

In 1989, Condron joined The Boston Company, now Mellon Private Asset Management, where he was named executive vice president. In 1995, he took over responsibility for the Dreyfus Corporation.

Condron received his bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Scranton. He is Vice Chairman of the Financial Services Roundtable and serves on its board of directors. He is also the director and treasurer of The American Ireland Fund, and a trustee on the board of the University of Scranton.

Married with three children, Condron is a third-generation Irish-American with roots in counties Donegal and Cork.