JP Morgan Asset Management has announced that Pietro Grassano has been appointed as the new country head for France.
An employee of JP Morgan Asset Management since 2002, Pietro Grassano was previously head of Sales for Italy, covering wholesale and retail distribution.
In this role, he built the sales team and managed some of the largest and highest profile client relationships. He brings 15 years of experience within the investment management industry.
Prior to joining JP Morgan Asset Management, Grassano worked with BNP Paribas Asset Management as a Client Relationship Manager covering wholesale and retail clients. And prior to BNP Paribas Asset Management, he spent four years working for Andersen Consulting, where he was a Consultant in the Finance practice. Pietro has a degree in Economics and Social Sciences from Bocconi University in Milan.
“We see France as a strategic growth opportunity for JP Morgan Asset Management in Europe, and we count on Pietro to build on the success we have already experienced to further increase our presence in the country”, said Massimo Greco, head of European Funds, JP Morgan Asset Management.
Kyril Courboin, senior country officer for JP Morgan in France, added: “I am pleased to welcome Pietro. His experience and expertise will enhance our franchise in France. His appointment also demonstrates the firm’s commitment to support its internal talents”.