AXA IM appoints Chief Investment Officer for Italy
AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) today announces the appointment of Alessandro Tentori as Chief Investment Officer (CIO) for Italy. Based in Milan, he will be part of the global Research & Investment Strategy team led by Laurence Boone, Global Head of Research and Multi-Asset Client Solutions at AXA IM.
Alessandro brings with him 20 years of global markets experience. He joins from Citigroup London, were he spent five years as Managing Director and Head of International Interest Rates Strategy. Prior to this he was European Interest Rates Strategist at BNP Paribas before becoming their Chief Strategist for Europe. He began his career with roles at Hypovereinsbank and Bank Austria.
Commenting on the appointment, Pietro Martorella, Managing Director of AXA IM Italy, said: “Recruiting a CIO with the calibre and experience of Alessandro Tentori highlights the strategic importance of the Italian market to AXA IM and our commitment to grow the team in Italy in order to provide even greater support to our clients and partners here in Italy.”
Laurence Boone, Global Head of Research and Multi-Asset Client Solutions at AXA IM, said: “I am very much looking forward to welcoming Alessandro to the team. With his extensive knowledge of rates, central banks and European bank regulation he will be a great asset to the team and help to further strengthen our research, strategy and asset allocation capabilities in Italy and beyond.”