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Natixis IM Names Joseph Pinto Head of Distribution for Europe, Latin America, Middle East and Asia-Pacific

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  • Pinto, who was previously Chief Operating Officer, will oversee client-related activities and support functions for these regions
  • Christophe Lanne has been named Chief Administration Officer to oversee global operations and technology as well as human resources
  • “These appointments reinforce our ambition to progress among the top fifteen largest asset managers in the world and become the most client centric asset manager"

Natixis Investment Managers has announced changes among its senior positions, with Joseph Pinto appointed Head of Distribution for Europe, Latin America, Middle East and Asia Pacific; and Christophe Lanne named Chief Administration Officer. 

In a press release, the asset manager revealed that they will continue to report to Tim Ryan, member of the Natixis Senior Management Committee, Global CEO Asset & Wealth Management within Groupe BPCE’s Global Financial Services division, and to serve on the Management Committee of Natixis Investment Managers. They are also members of the Natixis Executive Committee.

Both professionals have a long track record in the asset management industry and will have a high level of responsibility in the company's business after their promotions. Pinto, who was previously Chief Operating Officer, will oversee client-related activities and support functions for these regions.

Meanwhile, Lanne will oversee global operations and technology as well as human resources and corporate social responsibility strategy. He was previously Chief Talent & Transformation Officer at the firm.

“These appointments reinforce our ambition to progress among the top fifteen largest asset managers in the world and become the most client centric asset manager. With our affiliates’ distinctive investment capabilities: Active Management, Real Asset Liability Driven Investments, and Quantitative Management, and a more client-centric organization, we remain committed to delivering the best investment outcomes and the best experience for our clients", said Tim Ryan.

Lastly, Nicolas Namias, CEO and Chairman of the board of directors commented that the appointments of Pinto and Lanne to these newly-created roles will support their pursuit of "the ambitious goals" they have set for Natixis Investment Managers under their strategic plan, BPCE 2024: "Notably the ongoing diversification of our activity as we bolster our commercial momentum and reinforce our position as a global leader in asset management".

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