Natixis has announced the appointment of Jean Raby as the new chief executive of its asset management arm Natixis Global Asset Management.
Mr Raby replaces Pierre Servant and will take on the role from February 20. He will become a member of the senior management committee of the wider Natixis business, while as CEO of Natixis Global Asset Management he will be responsible for the asset management, private banking and private equity businesses.
Previously Mr Raby spent 17 years at Goldman Sachs in various roles including head of Goldman Sach’s Paris office and co-chief executive of the firm’s activities in Russia. Most recently he was chief financial officer and member of the executive committee of SFR.
Current chief executive Mr Servant has been appointed as senior adviser to Laurent Mignon, the chief executive of Natixis, where he will provide strategic guidance and advisory for the company. As part of the role he will remain a member of the senior management committee.
Mr Mignon commented: “I would like to applaud Pierre Servant and thank him for his vital contribution to the success of Natixis’ strategy and in particular to the outstanding growth of the asset management business during his time at the helm. His vision for the business and his involvement with teams have made Natixis Global Asset Management one of the main asset managers worldwide with more than €830bn of assets under management in the space of 10 years, in a highly competitive market.
“I am particularly pleased to welcome Jean Raby to Natixis. His broad range of skills, his leadership experience in prominent companies and his personal qualities will be key advantages as we further expand our Investment Solutions businesses to serve Groupe BPCE and its goals.”