Fidelity International has appointed Christian Staub as managing director of its Continental European business.
Staub, to join the company on 6 August based in Luxembourg, will report to interim president Simon Haslam and will be a member of Fidelity International’s Global Operating Committee.
Staub, who will succeed Jon Skillman – moving to a new role in the company managing Global Workplace Investing – joins the company from BlackRock where during four years he held a number of senior European distribution roles culminating in head of Institutional Client Business, Continental Europe and Switzerland country head. Prior to that, he worked at Allianz Asset Management and PIMCO.
Simon Haslam, Interim President at Fidelity International says: “Staub has experience of running sizeable distribution businesses and a deep understanding of the needs of European institutional and wholesale clients. Combined with his prior roles within investment management, this provides the best possible combination of the skills required to manage our Continental European business, which spans 19 countries and accounts for over $120bn (€97.09bn) of client assets.”