13 June 2017

Natixis Hires From UBS

Published by Finews.asia – 13th June 2017

Natixis announced a number of senior hires and appointments to its asset management unit, including Asia related moves.

Oliver Bilal joins Natixis Global Asset Management as Head of International Sales and Marketing overseeing all related distribution and institutional activities across Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, the firm said in a press release.

Bilal was previously with UBS Asset Management where he served as Head of EMEA. He will report to Jean Raby, member of Natixis Senior Management Committee, CEO of Natixis Global Asset Management, and will serve on the Executive Committee and Strategic Committee of Natixis Global Asset Management.

Asian Focus

Fabrice Chemouny, former Executive Vice President of International Institutional Sales, Natixis Global Asset Management, has been appointed Head of Asia Pacific, effective from September.

In this role he will oversee distribution activities and business development in the region and manage day-to-day relationships with investment affiliates in Asia Pacific. Chemouny will report to Bilal in relation to his sales and marketing role and to Raby in relation to his role with affiliates in the region.

Hiring Push

Earlier this year the French Asset Manager added to its Singapore team hiring former Aberdeen fund manager Chou Chong as Head of Asian Equities Management.

Chong is based in Singapore managing Asian equity funds, with assets under management of approximately 555 million Euros, and reports to Stéphane Mauppin-Higashino, Head of Natixis Asset Management Asia.