Find out more about David and his new position

We are pleased to announce that we have appointed David Watts as our new Director of Member Management, our dedicated network management team.

David will move from his position as Senior Business Development Executive at MAXIS GBN to undertake the Director of Member Management role from 1 July 2020 and will report to Jérôme Picon, Head of Finance & Operations. 

David has over 25 years’ experience in the global employee benefits industry. In 2002 he joined AIG Global Benefits Network (Alico) working as an Account Manager on the European Sales team, before progressing to the Account Executive role in 2007. When Alico was acquired by MetLife in 2010, David began working with MAXIS GBN.

Prior to Alico, David held roles as a Corporate Benefits Advisor and as a Personal Financial Advisor within the UK employee benefits market.

In his new role, David will lead a team of four professionals focused on serving MAXIS’ local insurers and supporting the growth of the firm’s global network.

David Watts, incoming Director of Member Management, said: “Our network members are at the core of what we do at MAXIS. Our team has worked hard over the years to build strong connections with our network so they can continue to offer the best service to our multinational clients in their local markets. I am looking forward to taking on this role and continuing to build my strong working relationship with our members.”

Jérôme Picon, Head of Finance & Operations, said: “During his time in the business development team, David has developed a strong understanding of our network’s structure, operations and members. Since 2010, he has successfully managed a portfolio of some of MAXIS GBN’s largest global captive programmes. His technical understanding combined with his ability to form strong relationships will serve him very well in his new role.”


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About MAXIS GBN MAXIS Global Benefits Network (MAXIS GBN), co-founded by MetLife and AXA in 1998 is one of the leading international employee benefits networks providing global service capabilities and delivering world-class employee benefits perspectives and solutions to clients in over 120 markets around the world. In February 2016, MetLife and AXA further strengthened their relationship by combining all of its MAXIS GBN existing operations under a joint venture company. This transformation helps leverage the existing strength of the network and its two parent companies while further enhancing the client experience, focusing on product innovation and providing data analytics. For more information, please visit 

The MAXIS Global Benefits Network (“Network”) is a network of locally licensed MAXIS member insurance companies (“Members”) founded by AXA France Vie, Paris, France (AXA) and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, New York, NY (MLIC). MAXIS GBN, registered with ORIAS under number 16000513, and with its registered office at 313, Terrasses de l’Arche – 92 727 Nanterre Cedex, France, is an insurance and reinsurance intermediary that promotes the Network. MAXIS GBN is jointly owned by affiliates of AXA and MLIC and does not issue policies or provide insurance; such activities are carried out by the Members. MAXIS GBN operates in the UK through UK establishment with its registered address at 1st Floor, The Monument Building, 11 Monument Street, London EC3R 8AF, Establishment Number BR018216 and in other European countries on a services basis. MAXIS GBN operates in the U.S. through MetLife Insurance Brokerage, Inc., with its address at 1095 Avenue of the Americas, NY, NY, 10036, a NY licensed insurance broker. MLIC is the only Member licensed to transact insurance business in NY. The other Members are not licensed or authorised to do business in NY and the policies and contracts they issue have not been approved by the NY Superintendent of Financial Services, are not protected by the NY state guaranty fund, and are not subject to all of the laws of NY.