La Financière de l'Echiquier (LFDE) has bolstered its business in Italy with the appointment of Massimo Corneo as head of distribution in the country.
Corneo, who will be reporting to LFDE Italy country manager Alessandro Arrighi, joins the French manager from NN Investment Partners in Italy, where he was director - distribution clients.
Previous roles include senior sales at DWS, asset manager at Deutsche Bank Group and senior sales at BlackRock Italy. He began his career as a tax consultant and then as a private banker at Banca Popolare di Milano.
Present in Italy for over 13 years, LFDE distributes a range of funds, mainly equity and diversified funds, which have been further enriched by bond solutions following the partnership of LFDE and the Primonial Group.