Natixis AM loses and gains CEO

Matthieu DuncanMatthieu Duncan is to be Natixis Asset Management’s next chief executive after Pascal Voisin emailed staff to announce his resignation last week. Duncan will take up the role on April 4, 2016. His most recent position is chief operating officer at Quilter Cheviot. Duncan began his career in the financial industry at Goldman Sachs, where he held various positions in the capital markets sector in Paris and London between 1990 and 2003. Since 2004, he has held a number of roles in the asset management area in London such as chief investment officer equities at Cambridge Place Investment Management, head of business strategy and member of the board of directors of Newton, as well as member of the board of Quilter Cheviot Investment Management. Jean François Baralon, Natixis’ deputy chief executive, will serve as interim CEO until Duncan’s arrival. A spokesperson for the firm said Voisin’s intentions post-resignation are currently unknown. Natixis manages assets of €331.39 billion, as of year-end 2015. ©2016 funds europe

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