Candriam Investors Group has announced the appointment of Keith Dixson as head of International Development.
In this new function, Dixson will report directly to Candriam CEO Naïm Abou-Jaoudé.
Based in the London office, Dixson will be responsible for the strategic implementation of Candriam’s international development objectives outside Europe, with a key focus on North America and Asia. Candriam now serves clients in over 20 countries through its established presence in Continental Europe, the UK and the Middle East.
Dixson brings significant experience in the asset management industry as a leading business developer. He joins from Cheyne Capital where he was a partner in the Business Development division focusing on North America from 2011. Previously he worked in Global Sales and Investor Relations at Matterhorn Investment Management LLP.
Naïm Abou-Jaoudé, CEO Candriam Investors Group, said: “Powerful long term trends such as pension saving needs and increasing private financial wealth are driving global demand for asset management. While further expanding Candriam’s footprint in Europe, we are increasingly looking further afield to leverage our proven expertise and take advantage of this international growth potential.”