AXA IM appoints head of Global Regulatory Development
AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) has announced the appointment of Stéphane Janin as head of global regulatory development.
In a newly created position, Janin will be responsible for developing AXA IM’s strategy around key regulatory topics as well as leading the firm’s regulatory change programmes on a global basis and managing AXA IM’s relationship with European and international authorities.
Based in Paris, he will report to Christian Gissler, global head of Risks and Controls.
Janin joins AXA IM from the French Asset Management Association AFG. As head its International Affairs division, he was responsible for international regulatory strategy and promotion.He simultaneously held positions for the International Investment Funds Association, the European Fund and Asset Management Association and the European Commission.
Christian Gissler, global head of Risks and Controls at AXA IM, said: “As the pace, scale and complexity of regulatory change continues to increase, it is vital for us as a business to understand and manage the impact of these changes both on our clients and on us as a business. Stéphane’s appointment supports our efforts to continually improve our proficiency in risk and controls as part of our value proposition to our clients.