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Fidelity appoints global CIO for equities

Romain_BoscherFidelity International has appointed Romain Boscher as global chief investment officer for equities.

Boscher joins from Amundi Asset Management where he was head of equities for the last seven years.

He replaces Dominic Rossi who is stepping down to focus on public policy within the business.

Boscher, who will be based in London, will report to Bart Grenier, global head of asset management and will be a member of Fidelity International’s global operating committee.

Fidelity International’s equity portfolio management teams led by Paras Anand, Takashi Maruyama and Tim Orchard will report to Boscher, as will the global equity research function led by Henk-Jan Rikkerink.

Fidelity International has £233.9 billion (€263.8 billion) in assets under management.

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