Natixis Asset Management appoints new CEO

Matthieu Duncan has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of Natixis Asset Management.

This appointment, following the resignation of Pascal Voisin, will be effective as from 4 April 2016.

It is understood that Jean François Baralon, Natixis Asset Management’s deputy CEO, will serve as interim CEO of Natixis Asset Management until that date.

Duncan will be looking to accelerate the international growth of Natixis Asset Management and to continue to integrate Natixis Asset Management within Natixis Global Asset Management’s global multi-affiliate business model.

Duncan began his career in the financial industry at Goldman Sachs, where he held various positions in the capital markets sector in Paris and London between 1990 and 2003.

Since 2004, he has held a number of roles in the asset management area in London such as chief investment officer equities at Cambridge Place IM, head of Business Strategy and member of the board of directors of Newton IM as well as chief operating officer and member of the board of directors of Quilter Cheviot IM.

Natixis Asset Management had AUM of €331.39bn at end 2015.

Adrien Paredes-Vanheule
Adrien Paredes-Vanheule is French-Speaking Europe Correspondent for InvestmentEurope, covering France, Belgium, Geneva and Monaco. Prior to joining InvestmentEurope, he spent almost five years writing for various publications in Monaco, primarily as a criminal and financial court reporter. Before that, he worked for newspapers and radio stations in France, in particular in Lyon.

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