Lyxor appoints Merla to head sales for Northern and Southern Europe
Lyxor has appointed Alex Merla, senior director at Societe Generale in Milan, as head of sales for Lyxor’s funds for Northern and Southern Europe and Latin America.
Merla started his career at Merrill Lynch in London and has previously worked at Banca San Gottardo and Pioneer Alternative Investment Management as portfolio manager.
The appointment is part of Lyxor’s decision to strenghten the sales and marketing team.
Merla will report to Christophe Baurand, global head of sales & marketing and manage a team of five. Veronique Parizet will have the same responsibilities for Central Europe.
Merla will work on the relationships with institutional clients to strenghten Lyxor’s market share for ETS & Indexing, alternative investments and quantitative multi-asset funds.