Edmond de Rothschild appoints Laurent Tignard as head of AM

Laurent-Tignard-PhotoEdmond de Rothschild Group has hired Laurent Tignard to head its global asset management business.

This appointment is part of group CEO Christophe de Backer’s strategic plan for 2013-2016, unveiled in December 2012.

De Backer says that Tignard “will help us consolidate our expertise and confirm our leadership in independent asset management in Europe and beyond”.

Tignard was previously a managing director at HSBC Global Asset Management.

The asset mangement business has CHF 60 billion (€50 billion) under management and five investment hubs throughout the world (Paris, Geneva, London, Frankfurt and Hong Kong).

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