Natixis Global Associates Appoints Head of International Product Group

LONDON--()--Natixis Global Associates (NGA), the distribution arm of Natixis Global Asset Management (NGAM), announces the appointment of Cora Gibbons, who joins the organization as Head of International Product Group.

In her new role, Ms Gibbons will help drive the growth of the business by strategically positioning NGAM’s global product range, identifying new opportunities and closely working with NGA business development units across the world. She reports to Fabrice Chemouny, Executive Vice President and Head of International Marketing and Strategy, Natixis Global Associates International.

“As we continue to expand globally, we also further strengthen the talent pool in our international product group. I am delighted that Cora is joining our efforts to become leading distribution partners for global investment firms, and to further build on existing investment expertise and market demand. We welcome her to the firm,” said Mr Chemouny.

Ms Gibbons joins NGA from Allianz Global Investors, where she was Head of Product Sales Support in the Group Market Management department, based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. In that role she acted as central contact point for all product-related requests from clients and sales teams across Europe and Asia. She also led the coverage of all mutual funds domiciled in Germany, Ireland and Luxembourg, and local fund ranges in France and Italy.

Prior to that, Ms Gibbons was Lead Account Manager Europe in the International Account Management/Product Development & Strategy at Allianz Global Investors Product Solutions also in Frankfurt, where she acted as the primary interface between European management, sales and marketing teams and the product departments.

Before joining Allianz Global Investors, Ms Gibbons held roles at INVESCO Asset Management in Frankfurt as Manager Global Products; at Fortis Investments in Paris, France as Global Consultant Relations Manager; at Bank of Ireland Asset Management in Frankfurt as Business Development/Client Services Executive and earlier as Portfolio Manager, International Support in Dublin.

Ms Gibbons holds a Degree in Law and German from Trinity College Dublin, and is shortly due to graduate from the Executive MBA at Mannheim Business School.

About Natixis Global Associates

Natixis Global Associates (NGA) is the distribution arm of Natixis Global Asset Management. NGA works on a consultative basis from its network of worldwide offices, tailoring the expertise of its managers to meet the investment objectives of local clients. In the U.S., Natixis Global Associates includes Natixis Distributors, L.P. (member FINRA) and Natixis Asset Management Advisors, L.P. (a registered investment advisor). Both are located at 399 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116. Outside of the U.S., NGA includes Natixis Global Associates S.A. and business development units located across the globe, including Natixis Global Associates UK Limited which is authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Services Authority.

About Natixis Global Asset Management

Natixis Global Asset Management is one of the 15 largest asset managers in the world based on assets under management.1 Its affiliated asset management companies provide investment products that seek to enhance and protect the wealth and retirement assets of both institutional and individual investor clients. Its proprietary distribution network helps package and deliver its affiliates’ products around the world. Natixis Global Asset Management brings together the expertise of multiple specialised investment managers based in Europe, the United States and Asia to offer a wide spectrum of equity, fixed-income and alternative investment strategies.

Headquartered in Paris and Boston, Natixis Global Asset Management’s assets under management totaled $773 billion (€533 billion) as of 30 June 2011. Natixis Global Asset Management is part of Natixis. Listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, Natixis is a subsidiary of BPCE, the second-largest banking group in France. Natixis Global Asset Management’s affiliated investment management firms and distribution and service groups include Absolute Asia Asset Management; AEW Capital Management; AEW Europe; AlphaSimplex Group; Aurora Investment Management; Capital Growth Management; Caspian Capital Management; Darius Capital Partners; Gateway Investment Advisers; H2O Asset Management; Hansberger Global Investors; Harris Associates; Loomis, Sayles & Company; Natixis Asset Management; Natixis Global Associates; Natixis Multimanager; Ossiam; Reich & Tang Asset Management; Snyder Capital Management; and Vaughan Nelson Investment Management.

1 Cerulli Quantitative Update: Global Markets 2011, based on December 31, 2010 AUM of $713 billion.


Nicole Wesch, +44 (0)20 3405 2179

Release Summary

Natixis Global Associates (NGA), the distribution arm of Natixis Global Asset Management (NGAM), announces the appointment of Cora Gibbons as Head of International Product Group.


Nicole Wesch, +44 (0)20 3405 2179