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AXA IM appoints Laurent Clavel as Head of Research

  • 27 March 2019

AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) announces the appointment of Laurent Clavel as Head of Research, effective immediately. Laurent was Head of Macroeconomic Research prior to the appointment.

Based in Paris, Laurent Clavel will lead the Research team, comprising of euro credit analysts and macroeconomists. This team develops fundamental research activities, new investment insights and thought leadership, as well as help drive the implementation of research views in AXA IM’s investment processes.

He will report to Gilles Moëc, who will become Chief Economist of the AXA Group on June 3, 2019.

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    About Laurent Clavel

    Laurent Clavel joined AXA IM in 2015 as International Economist, before becoming Head of Macroeconomic Research. Prior to AXA IM, he worked for two years at the French Statistical Institute (INSEE) as the Head of the Forecasting Unit. Before this, Laurent spent three years at the French Embassy in Stockholm, where he covered the Nordic economies in his role as financial adviser to the French Treasury. He also also worked for the French Ministry for the Budget and the French Statistical Institute.

    Laurent graduated from Ecole Polytechnique, holds an MSc in economics from Paris School of Economics, Statistics and Finance (ENSAE Paris Tech).

    About AXA Investment Managers

    AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) is an active, long-term, global, multi-asset investor. We work with clients today to provide the solutions they need to help build a better tomorrow for their investments, while creating a positive change for the world in which we all live. With approximately €730 billion in assets under management as at end of December 2018, AXA IM employs over 2,350 employees around the world and operates out of 30 offices across 21 countries. AXA IM is part of the AXA Group, a world leader in financial protection and wealth management.

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