UK - Bank of Ireland Asset Management has appointed Olivier Santamaria as managing director of the UK business, replacing David Boal who left to join Perpetual Trustees late last year.
Santamaria is currently acting head of BIAM’s UK business.
He has been a senior member of BIAM’s Irish institutional business for the last five years, where he was responsible for a team of relationship managers servicing key Irish institutional clients.
Prior to joining BIAM, he spent seven years with Scotiabank (Ireland) where he was Country Manager for France, with specific responsibility for corporate banking activities and structured finance products.
Santamaria also spent four years in London, where he was responsible for developing Scotiabank’s structured finance business.
Commenting on the appointment, Kevin Dolan, chief executive of BIAM said: “We are very pleased to have appointed Olivier to head up BIAM’s UK business. His considerable experience will prove invaluable to us as the UK continues to be a key focus for growth.”
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