Frohly joins AXA IM from BNP Paribas Investment Partners where she was also global head of corporate comms.
She had worked at BNP Paribas since 1995 in a variety of roles across the group including head of marketing and comms at Alfred Berg, the Nordic subsidiary of BNP Paribas Investment Partners.
Frohly replaces Laurent Secheret, who according to his LinkedIn profile departed the role in January.
Joseph Pinto, global chief operating officer at AXA IM, said: "We are thrilled that Valérie has joined AXA IM. Her considerable experience will help to guide and support the progress of the internal and external communication aspects of AXA IM’s strategic plan.
"Her deep knowledge of asset management, international experience and extensive expertise in corporate communications will help us to strengthen our brand in a consistent manner around the globe."