The AXA Assistance Group, one of the world's largest global assistance and international healthcare management companies, is pleased to introduce AXA Assistance Panama as the new Plan Administrator for the Panama Canal Area Benefit Plan effective January 1, 2006. The AXA Assistance Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of the AXA Group, has offices in over 37 countries on 5 continents and employees over 3,000 employees. The AXA Group, based in Paris, France is the world's 13th largest corporation and worldwide leader in financial protection and wealth management.
AXA Assistance Panama began preparations in September to begin serving the members of the Panama Canal Area Benefit Plan on January 1, 2006. AXA Assistance Panama is working in close cooperation with the Asociacion de Jubilados del Area Canalera, The Office of Personnel Management, in Washington, D.C. and with the Panamanian healthcare providers and business community.