French asset management group Amundi has appointed Laurent Ducoin as head of European equities.
Formerly, Ducoin was head of European Equity team and fund manager at Carmignac from 2011 where he was responsible for rebuilding the investment process of the team.
Prior to that, he worked at BlackRock in London from 2004, where he became fund manager and participated to the management of several pan-European and Swiss only-products.
Ducoin began his career in 2000 at Oddo Pinatton Equities where he worked as a sell side financial analyst before holding the same position from 2002 to 2004 at CM-CIC Securities.
Amundi manages over €850bn of assets worldwide as at 31 December 2014 and is located in more than 30 countries.