NEW YORK—AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company, the primary US subsidiary of the global AXA Group, has added Lauren Day as a managing director and head of corporate communications.

She will oversee all aspects of AXA Equitable's corporate communications strategy and platform, including media relations, public affairs, leadership communications, and employee and field engagement. In addition, she leads the company's event planning function and its production business.

Day will also serve on the communications steering committee of AXA Group and on the board of directors of the AXA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of AXA Equitable.

Before joining AXA Equitable, Day served as vice president of communications at Prudential Financial. Prior to that, she worked for American International Group, where she was responsible for communications strategy and execution related to the company's global restructuring program. She also was a senior associate in the capital markets group of AIG Global Real Estate Investment Corp.