AXA IM to Strengthen Client-Focused Strategy with New Americas Appointments

GREENWICH, Conn.--()--AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM), a global asset management company with $772 billion in assets under management*, announces three key appointments to its Americas team. These serve to support the firm’s client-focused strategy and growth ambitions in the Americas region.

   

Jamison Gagnier joins as Director of US Institutional Sales from Loomis, Sayles & Co., an investment subsidiary of Natixis, where he was responsible for institutional sales of equities, fixed income and alternatives, including hedge funds. In his new role, Mr. Gagnier will focus on the institutional marketplace in the eastern half of the US and Canada. He will report to Steve Sexeny, Head of the US Client Group.

 

Rafael Tovar joins as Director of US Wholesale Offshore Sales from Nikko Asset Management, where he was responsible for business development across Latin America Pensions and Offshore Bank Platforms, Family Offices and Consultants. In his new role, Mr. Tovar will focus on expanding AXA IM’s offerings in the growing offshore market. He will report to James Wallace, Head of US Wholesale and Sub-Advisory Distribution.

 

Leticia Aymerich joins as Head of Client Service, Americas from AXA Investment Managers in Spain where she most recently served as the Head of Client Service and Legal. Prior to joining AXA IM in 2006, Leticia held a variety of roles of increasing responsibility at both Legg Mason’s and Commerzbank’s asset management groups in Spain. Ms. Aymerich will play a critical role in managing client on-boarding and reporting, implementing key regulatory policies and procedures, and building out a dedicated client service structure in Mexico. She will report to Xavier Thomin, Head of AXA IM Americas.

Xavier Thomin, Head of AXA IM Americas, said: “As part of our strategic expansion throughout the US, Canada and Latin America, we are delighted to further strengthen our team dedicated to serving clients in these markets. Jamison and Rafael bring extensive knowledge, strong relationships and in-depth sales expertise across a variety of investment strategies. Leticia’s experience in managing a world-class client service program will help us successfully deliver and expand our global investment solutions in key geographies throughout the region.”

Mr. Gagnier, Mr. Tovar and Ms. Aymerich are based in AXA IM’s Americas Headquarters in Greenwich, CT.

*As of end of June 2015

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AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) is a global asset management company combining rigorous risk monitoring with long-term expertise across multiple asset classes to help clients meet their investment needs. With approximately $772 billion in assets under management as of the end of June 2015, AXA IM employs over 2,300 people around the world and operates out of 28 offices in 21 countries. AXA IM is part of the AXA Group, a global leader in financial protection and wealth management.

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Contacts

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Sangita Blomberg, +1 203 983 4238
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or
Tuulike Tuulas, +44 20 7003 2233
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or
Amy Butler, +44 20 7003 2231
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Contacts

AXA Investment Managers
Sangita Blomberg, +1 203 983 4238
Sangita.Blomberg@axa-im.com
or
Tuulike Tuulas, +44 20 7003 2233
Tuulike.Tuulas@axa-im.com
or
Amy Butler, +44 20 7003 2231
Amy.Butler@axa-im.com