NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) announced the appointment of Philippe Matsumoto as Managing Director, Treasurer and Head of Corporate Insurance. In this role, Mr. Matsumoto will be responsible for leading global treasury, liquidity, funding and capital management activities, reporting to Gary Shedlin, Chief Financial Officer for BlackRock.
“I am pleased to welcome Philippe to the BlackRock team,” said Mr. Shedlin. “His extensive experience and strategic insights will be instrumental to managing our balance sheet and optimizing our liquidity and capital management strategies.”
Mr. Matsumoto joins BlackRock from NYSE Euronext where he served as Senior Vice President and Global Treasurer since 2007. Prior to the merger between the New York Stock Exchange and Euronext in 2007, Mr. Matsumoto held various corporate finance roles at Euronext in Europe from 2001 to 2007. He served as Group Treasurer of Euronext, Treasurer of the LCH.Clearnet SA clearing house and oversaw major acquisitions of Euronext at the CEO’s Office. Mr. Matsumoto began his career at Société Générale where he was in charge of extended audit and advisory assignments at the General Inspection department reporting to the CEO of the bank from 1997 to 2001.
Mr. Matsumoto is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique, Telecom ParisTech, and Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris.
BlackRock is a leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients worldwide. At December 31, 2013, BlackRock’s AUM was $4.324 trillion. BlackRock helps clients meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares® (exchange-traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions®. Headquartered in New York City, as of December 31, 2013, the firm had approximately 11,400 employees in more than 30 countries and a major presence in key global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa. For additional information, please visit the Company’s website at www.blackrock.com.