In the context of a reshape in the securities fund management division of French asset management group La Française, Joel Konop (pictured), who was hitherto CIO Cross Asset at La Française, has been appointed as product specialist within the group’s wealth management division.
“The development of the wealth Management division of La Française is a priority. As such, Joel Konop has been invited to join the team as product specialist. Joel Konop, given his knowledge of financial markets, is the perfect spokesperson and will contribute to developing the existing offer,” said the firm to InvestmentEurope.
It is understood Konop will play a key role in the screening and selection of funds that will be retained in the various mandates and management profiles offered by the wealth management division of La Française.
La Française had around €60bn in assets under management as at end December 2016.