BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) has hired Fabien Madar (pictured) as co-head of Distribution Europe covering Southern Europe, within the company’s Global Client Group, its worldwide Sales and Marketing organisation.
Madar will join in July 2018 and will be based in Paris. He will report to Sandro Pierri, global head of Client Group.
Formerly, Madar worked as general manager & head of Institutional Business in Europe for Pioneer Investments’ French business prior to its acquisition by Amundi.
He was also involved in Pioneer’s distribution activities in Benelux, Switzerland and the Nordics.
Madar’s career started in 1990 as analyst at La Compagnie Financière Edmond de Rothschild, before he joined CDC Gestion in 1991 as portfolio manager.
In 1994, he was joined Banque Bruxelles Lambert France (now NN IP) as portfolio manager and then head of Fixed Income, becoming managing director in 2000.
Pierri, global head of Client Group at BNP Paribas Asset Management, said: “Fabien Madar brings a wealth of experience in the investment management industry, as well as in business development, across regions and client segments. Together with Charles Janssen, co-head of Distribution Europe in charge of Northern Europe, they will drive the commercial strategy and be responsible for all business development activities for their respective region, in order to deliver high quality services to our clients and to further improve the overall client experience.”
BNPP AM managed €568bn of assets as of 31 March 2018.