Business expansion
United Kingdom
Northern Ireland;
Location of affected unit(s)
Financial Services
Financial And Insurance Activities
Insurance, Reinsurance And Pension Funding, Except Compulsory Social Security
65 - Insurance, reinsurance and pension funding, except compulsory social security

150 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
5 March 2007
Employment effect (start)
1 May 2007
Foreseen end date


Insurance firm AXA is set to create 150 jobs in Londonderry. The company has announced it will invest 15 million GBP in the development of a new customer service centre on the Northlands Road. The call centre is due to open in May 2007 and is being supported by Invest Northern Ireland. Lorna Preston, business support manager of AXA Insurance, said: 'Derry offers us a business-friendly environment and a supply of suitably qualified people.'

'We are delighted to be joining a growing cluster of financial services companies operating in the north west.'

Invest NI is providing 1.5 million GBP towards the cost of the venture.


  • 5 March 2007: BBC News


Eurofound (2007), AXA, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 65066, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/65066.