EUROPE - Pioneer Investments has appointed current head of western Europe Fabien Madar as head of the Netherlands and Nordics.
Madar will continue to run France, Switzerland and Luxembourg and will have overall responsibility for these regions, including servicing existing clients and acquiring new business across a range of segments and distribution networks, Pioneer said.
Madar replaces Jillert Blom, who left the company at the end of April.
Sandro Pierri, head of distribution, western Europe and international said, "Having successfully built our business in western Europe, Fabien, who has a strong institutional background, is ideally placed to lead our effort in these countries, which continue to be very important markets for us. I am confident that Fabien's experience & knowledge will prove very valuable to further grow our business here as well as providing a high level of service to our clients."
Madar added, "I am delighted to have been given this additional responsibility and excited about growing our presence here. A search for a new country head for The Netherlands & Nordics has commenced and we have already had a lot of interest from strong candidates interested in this opportunity.
"We have a number of highly competitive investment strategies - our objective will be to continue to leverage these capabilities and provide superior service to this professional & technically sophisticated client base. "
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