Rafael Tovar has joined Axa Investment Management in order to develop the offshore business for the Americas, and will be working in James Wallace’s team.
Rafael will be based at the AXA Investment Management US headquarters, located in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Until a month ago, Tovar worked at Nikko AM, the Japanese management company, where he worked within the Sales and Marketing team based in New York, serving institutional clients and family offices throughout the Americas region.
Prior to that, he formed part of the team at Compass Group, where he was responsible for business development for institutional clients in Brazil, Miami, and New York, providing coverage to private banks, family offices, wholesalers, broker dealers, and pension funds. He had previously worked for renowned firms such as Goldman Sachs and Accenture.
He holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from the Simon Bolivar University in Venezuela, has an MBA in Finance, and an MA in International Studies from the University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School.
As part of the process of internationalization of their asset management company, AXA Investment Managers, recently appointed Leticia Aymerich as Head of Customer Service for the region of the Americas, serving markets in the United States, Canada, and Latin America. Leticia has joined the management company’s headquarters in the United States from Spain, where she worked for Axa IM since 2006.