Natixis Global Asset Management has appointed Jean Raby (pictured) as chief executive officer, effective 20 February 2017.
He will be responsible for asset management, private banking and private equity business lines. He will also sit within the senior management committee.
Raby has been most recently chief financial officer and member of the executive committee of French mobile network operator SFR.
Prior to joining SFR in 2016, he worked at Alcatel-Lucent as executive vice-president and chief financial & legal officer and as member of the management committee and of the executive committee.
Before that, he held a number of roles with Goldman Saches including CEO of the investment banking division in France, Belgium and Luxembourg as well as co-CEO of Goldman Sachs in Russia.
Pierre Servant, who is currently CEO of Natixis GAM, has been appointed senior adviser to Natixis CEO Laurent Mignon.
His new role will involve providing strategic guidance and advisory for the company. Servant will remain a member of the group’s senior management committee.
Natixis CEO Mignon commented: “I would like to applaud Pierre Servant and thank him for his vital contribution to the success of Natixis’ strategy and in particular to the outstanding growth of the asset management business during his time at the helm.
“His vision for the business and his involvement with teams have made Natixis Global Asset Management one of the main asset managers worldwide with more than €830bn of assets under management in the space of 10 years, in a highly competitive market.
“His contribution as senior adviser will be crucial as we prepare Natixis’ next strategic plan. I am particularly pleased to welcome Jean Raby to Natixis. His broad range of skills, his leadership experience in prominent companies and his personal qualities will be key advantages as we further expand our Investment Solutions businesses to serve Groupe BPCE and its goals.”
Also David Giunta, currently president and CEO of US and Canadian distribution for Natixis Global Asset Management, has assumed an expanded role as president and CEO for the US and Canada.
Giunta will take over oversight of investment affiliates in the region from former president and CEO for the Americas & Asia, John Hailer, who is retiring.
Natixis had $877bn (€824bn) in AUM as of end-December 2016.