Carola Wahl is an independent board member and advisor with an enduring track record of building and restructuring businesses around the customer experience with 25 years of industry knowledge in telecommunication, online, media, retail, energy and insurance.
As the CTMO of AXA Switzerland, she was responsible for leading the transformation of the Swiss insurance company with a history of over 140 years by mobilizing the organization for the vision “From Payer to Partner” and introducing an innovative and data-driven mindset through partnering with players outside the insurance industry.
Prior to joining AXA, Ms. Wahl was a strategy consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton and held various senior leadership roles at AOL Bertelsmann, T-Mobile and Telekom Deutschland. As a Non-Executive Director, she has experience both operating within a high-growth technologically driven business disrupting a market (Innogy Innovation Hub, AXA Venture Partners, Car4You, congstar) as well as in a traditional, highly regulated business context going through a digital transformation (EnBW AG). Ms. Wahl holds a Master of Business Administration in Corporate Finance from UT Austin and a Bachelor of Arts degree from ESB Reutlingen and Middlesex Business School London.
Carola Wahl has two children and resides with her family in Winterthur, Switzerland.