AXA Investment Managers has appointed Franz Wenzel as an institutional solutions strategist within the Multi Asset Client Solutions (MACS) investment platform.
Reporting to Mathilde Sauvé, head of Institutional Solutions, Wenzel will be overseeing the development of dedicated multi-asset solutions for institutional clients in Central Europe (Germany, Switzerland, Austria).
Wenzel was hitherto chief strategist in the research and investment team of AXA IM he joined in 1997 as a European economist..
Before joining AXA IM, he spent three years at Bankhaus Metzler in Frankfurt where he was chief investment officer.
Wenzel started his career in 1989 as a strategist and product developer with Commerzbank in Frankfurt.
AXA IM had around €679bn in assets under management as of end June 2016.