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Rémi Lambert is appointed Chief Investment Officer for Architas

  • 27 October 2023

AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) today announces the appointment of Rémi Lambert as Chief Investment Officer for Architas, effective immediately.

Reporting to Matthieu André, Chief Executive Officer of Architas, he takes over from Jaime Arguello, who has retired.

Rémi joins Architas’ Global Management Committee.

Based in Paris, Rémi’s main priorities will include a continued focus on delivering strong investment performance, improving Architas’s core processes, as well as facilitating strong engagement across both AXA IM business units and AXA entities to which Architas provides its products and services.

Prior to this role, Rémi was CIO of Architas France for over ten years.

Matthieu André said: “We are delighted to promote an internal talent and Rémi was a natural choice for the role given his previous position as CIO for Architas in France. Over the last few months, Remi and Jaime have been working closely to ensure a smooth transition and we’re now happy to benefit from Remi’s experience, energy, leadership and strong performance focus.”

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Rémi Lambert is Chief Investment Officer for Architas.

Rémi started his career by being a consultant analyst with Datastream-Primark in 1996. In 1998, Rémi joined Indocam (now part of Amundi) as a Financial Engineering and Risk Analyst. In 2000, he moved to Société Générale Asset Management as Head of Institutional Marketing for Multi-Asset Products. In 2003, he moved to a Portfolio Management role within the Multi-Asset team and in 2005 was named Head of Institutional Multi-Asset Management. In 2008, Rémi was hired by the AXA Group within the AXA Wealth Management unit as Head of Financial Engineering. In 2010, with the launch of AXA Private Management (re-named in 2015 to Architas France), Rémi was appointed Deputy CEO and CIO of Architas France.

About AXA Investment Managers

AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) is a responsible asset manager, actively investing for the long term to help its clients, its people and the world to prosper. Our high conviction approach enables us to uncover what we believe to be the best global investment opportunities across alternative and traditional asset classes, managing approximately €840* billion in assets as at the end of June 2023.

AXA IM is a leading investor in green, social and sustainable markets, managing €489 billion of ESG-integrated, sustainable and impact assets as at the end of December 2022. We are committed to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 across all our assets, and integrating ESG principles into our business, from stock selection to our corporate actions and culture. Our goal is to provide clients with a true value responsible investment solution, while driving meaningful change for society and the environment.

At end of December 2022, AXA IM employs over 2,600 employees around the world, operates out of 24 offices across 18 countries and is part of the AXA Group, a worldwide leader in insurance and asset management.

* Includes the contribution from Architas and AXA IM Prime, net of intercompany elimination.

About Architas

Architas is an entity specialized in asset management. With assets under management of €30.1 billion* in Europe and Asia, we offer open architecture investment solutions, i.e. the selection of both external and Group UCIs (Undertakings for Collective Investments). We specialise in the creation of financial offers for a clientele of institutional and individual investors (investment advice, portfolio management on behalf of third parties and management of UCIs).

By combining agility and entrepreneurial spirit, Architas benefits from the stability and opportunities provided by being part of the AXA Group, a world leader in insurance and asset management.

*June 30, 2023. Includes asset management and consulting for all of Architas' activities. Architas operates through the following entities: Architas Limited, Architas Multi-Manager Europe Limited, Architas France, Architas Belgium and Architas Asia. Architas Limited is registered in England under number 02638607, its registered office is at 20 Gracechurch Street, London, EC3V 0BG. 

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