French Asset Manager OFI Asset Management has re-created the position of head of Corporate Responsible Investment (SRI) and has appointed Alain Pitous, effective May 2019.
With more than 20-year history in sustainable asset management, OFI AM expands this strategic orientation through the newly created position.
Pitous will integrate best practices across OFI's entire internal value chain. This includes the areas of analysis, fund and risk management, reporting, databases and regulation. He reports to Jean-Marie Mercadal, deputy CEO and chief investment officer.
Prior to joining OFI, Pitous was associate managing director of Talence Gestion, a French investment boutique. He then served as deputy chief investment officer and part of the management team at Amundi from 2009 to 2014. He was with Société Générale AM from 1988 to 2009 where he most recently held the position of head of Asset Management.