About us

Using our presence in 25 countries across the Americas, Asia and Europe, we offer our clients expertise gained from over 50 years of experience in the international art market. Being specialists gives us a unique perspective as we combine a professional business outlook with a fierce passion for art and its enjoyment, protection and conservation.

Our philosophy

The AXA ART Group’s mission is to protect the collecting and art community against financial loss resulting from physical loss or damage to the insured objects and to help preserve cultural objects for future generations.

Due to its global presence and network of art experts deeply embedded into the global arts community, AXA ART maintains in-depth knowledge of the values and trends of the international art market.

AXA ART not only helps its clients to protect their assets but also provides expert advice on all aspects of managing a collection including loss prevention, mitigation and conservation.

Key figures

  • AXA ART is the No.1 art insurance specialist worldwide
  • Active in 26 countries around the world
  • Over 50 years of experience as an insurance specialist for art and collections
  • Even sales distribution in the regions

26% of business in North- and South America
26% of business in South-West Europe
26% of business in Northern Europe, the Middle East and Asia
22% of business in Central and Eastern Europe


Our management team

The international AXA ART Group is governed by a Global Leadership Team. This consists of the Members of the Board as well as the leadership of our international companies and branches.

Kai Kuklinski
Global CEO of AXA ART & Member of the Board

Christian Muller
Global Chief Operating Officer of AXA ART & Member of the Board

Dr. Alexander Wiebe
Global Chief Financial Officer of AXA ART & Member of the Board

Christiane Fischer
CEO of AXA ART’s Americas Region and President & CEO, AXA Art Americas Corporation

Sylvie Gleises
CEO of AXA ART’s South-West-Europe Region

Anthony Osborn
CEO of AXA ART’s North-Europe/Middle-East/Asia-Pacific Region

Dirk Heinrich
Managing Director of Germany and Austria (Central-Eastern Europe)

Thomas Belohlavek
Managing Director of Switzerland