French asset manager OFI Asset Management has created a data management department that will be headed by chief data officer Jean-Robert Hervy (pictured).
The division will report to Christophe Lepitre, deputy CEO of OFI Asset Management.
The team of six will centralise all data used for risk management, management and client services purposes. It will also be responsible for ensuring the quality of the data shared with the manager’s teams.
OFI Asset Management had €67bn of assets under management as at end of June 2016.