AXA IM announces appointments in its Core Investments leadership team
AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) has announced today appointments in the Core Investments leadership team. Core Investments brings together the Fixed Income, Framlington Equities and Multi-Asset platforms at AXA IM.
The appointments, which are effective immediately, have been made to drive investment process enhancements and deliver on growth ambitions. They will accelerate collaboration and innovation between the platforms, as well as further embedding Research and Quant Lab insights into portfolio decisions.
They are as follows:
- Chris Iggo is appointed Chief Investment Officer for Core Investments. As such, Chris will lead the Core Investments “virtual” investment institute which will bring together the insights of the Research, Quant Lab and Responsible Investment teams for the benefit of all portfolio managers across asset classes.
- Marion Le Morhedec is appointed Head of Active Fixed Income Europe & Asia. Marion will be responsible for building a strategy to accelerate AXA IM’s footprint in this key business area.
- Serge Pizem is appointed Head of Multi-Asset, leading all the investment teams of Multi-Asset. In his new role, he will still manage the Optimal Income range. Serge’s experience and well-recognised expertise will help AXA IM further strengthen its position in this highly requested and differentiating capability.
- Laurent Clavel is appointed Head of the Quant Lab, that has been set up to foster innovation, focusing on quantitative research, portfolio engineering, product engineering and structuring.
Hans Stoter, AXA IM Global Head of Core Investments, said: “I am convinced that this new leadership team will result in increased collaboration, lead to better performance and engender a true transformation in the way we manage portfolios. We have tremendous strengths to build on, and we will leverage them to deliver the optimal outcome for our diverse client base.”