Last updated: 12:11 / Wednesday, 7 April 2021
Effective April 12th

Tim Ryan Appointed New CEO of Natixis IM

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  • He will succeed Jean Raby, who has decided to pursue another professional opportunity
  • Ryan will also become member of the Natixis senior management committee in charge of Asset & Wealth Management
  • He joins from Generali, where he was Group Chief Investment Officer for insurance assets and Global CEO of Asset & Wealth Management

Tim Ryan, former CIO at Generali, has been appointed member of the Natixis senior management committee in charge of Asset & Wealth Management, and CEO of Natixis Investment Managers, effective April 12th. He will succeed Jean Raby, who has decided to pursue another professional opportunity, revealed Natixis in a press release.

Ryan started his career in the asset management industry in 1992, working in quantitative research and equity portfolio management in an HSBC subsidiary. In 2000 he joined AXA, where he broadened his experience as Head of Quantitative Asset Management before becoming Chief Investment Officer for the insurance business in Japan in 2003 and subsequently for Asia. In 2008, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer in charge of various regions (Japan and EMEA) for AllianceBernstein’s US asset management subsidiary. In 2017, Ryan joined Generali as Group Chief Investment Officer for insurance assets and Global CEO of Asset & Wealth Management.

“I would like to warmly thank Jean Raby for his remarkable work over these past four years. Under his leadership, Natixis Investment Managers has asserted its position as a world leader in asset management with assets under management of more than 1.1 trillion euros and has built out its commercial offer with new affiliate asset managers and new areas of expertise. I am pleased that Jean will remain at my side over the coming weeks to ensure an efficient transition", commented Nicolas Namias, CEO of Natixis and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Natixis IM.

He also said that, as they prepare to launch their new strategic plan for the period to 2024, he is "delighted" to welcome Ryan to drive forward their "robust momentum" across their Asset & Wealth Management businesses, develop their multi-affiliate model to serve their clients and enhance their ESG strategy. "Ryan’s in-depth knowledge of the asset and wealth management businesses, together with his international experience, leadership and business development skills, will be key advantages for Natixis and our Group”, he added.

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