(London): Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), today announces the appointment of Inès de Dinechin as Chief Executive Officer, Aviva Investors France.
In this role, Inès will be responsible for leading the strategic direction of the French business, which had assets under management of €105 billion, as of December 31, 2015.
Inès has considerable experience in the financial services sector, including over 20 years in a variety of senior leadership and supervisory roles for the Société Générale Group (SG). Between 2012 and 2014, she was successively Chief Executive Officer and Chairwoman of Lyxor Asset Management, a fully-owned subsidiary of SG, and was a member of the SG Investment Bank Executive Committee.
Inès succeeds Jean-François Boulier, who has served as CEO of Aviva Investors France since 2009. Jean-François will stay with the company in a consultative capacity to ensure a smooth transition of responsibilities.
Euan Munro, Chief Executive, Aviva Investors, said:
“I am delighted to welcome Inès to Aviva Investors and look forward to working closely with her. France is a key region for our business, and I have every confidence that Inès will help capitalise on the significant opportunity to grow assets by delivering best-in-class investment outcomes for all our clients.
“On behalf of Aviva Investors, I would also like to thank Jean-François for his contribution and wish him well in his future endeavours.”
Inès de Dinechin said:
“I am very excited to join Aviva Investors France, which has demonstrated over time strong performance across asset classes. I believe the company’s capabilities fit well with investors’ needs and its outcomes-based investment approach will continue to attract a wide range of clients.”
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