Lombard Odier Investment Managers (LOIM) has appointed François Meunier as equity portfolio manager, based in London.
In this newly created role, Meunier will focus on finding global investment opportunities centred on disruption and innovation broadly across sectors, up and down the value chain. He will report to Didier Rabattu, head of Equities.
Meunier joins from Morgan Stanley, where he had been head of Technology Equity research since 2010. As part of this role, he was also a strategic advisor to the UK Prime Minister Downing Street Office and France’s Ministry of Economy. During his time at Morgan Stanley, he established a franchise around digitalisation and automation, the internet of things, artificial intelligence and quantum computing. Prior to Morgan Stanley, he was head of Technology Equity Research at JPMorgan Cazenove for six years.
Didier Rabattu commented: “At Lombard Odier we believe a Sustainability Revolution is underway. Digital disruption and innovation are a key driver of this Revolution. Meunier brings a wealth of experience that will help us continue to identify companies that can deliver sustainable excess economic returns for our clients in the long-term.”