Gad Amar will be responsible for expanding Natixis IM’s footprint in the Western Europe region. In his role, he will oversee France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Monaco, francophone Switzerland and Israel. He is based in Paris and reports to Joseph Pinto, Head of Distribution for Europe, Latin America, Middle East and Asia Pacific, at Natixis IM.
« Gad’s appointment contributes to reinforce our regional capabilities and reflects our commitment to keep closer to our clients and better meet their specific needs », commented Joseph Pinto, Head of Distribution for Europe, Latin America, Middle East and Asia Pacific, at Natixis IM. « I am confident that Gad’s proven experience in business development and sales management across retail, wholesale and institutional client segments, coupled with his strong expertise in product development will help him to succeed in his new role and to achieve our ambitions in the Western Europe region ».
Natixis IM ambition for the Western Europe region is to maintain its solid presence on the institutional market and to make a strong push into the Retail & Wholesale market through strategic distribution partnerships, while pursuing a selective and diversified development strategy, leveraging on its affiliates’ key expertise.
Gad joined Natixis IM in October 2021, as International Chief Product Officer with the main goal of optimizing Natixis IM’s product offering, building greater synergies with our affiliates to help deliver a more enhanced range of solutions for clients. Under Gad’s leadership, the teams have amongst other things strengthened the product launch process to enable faster delivery and worked very closely with Natixis IM’s affiliated managers to put solid foundations in place to ensure on delivering further investment solutions more effectively.
Gad Amar has 20 years of experience in sales and development activities in asset management. He was Head of Sales at JP Morgan AM, leading sales efforts for Institutional, Wholesale & Retail channels. He was Head of Wholesale France, Belgium, Lux, Monaco & Head of Family offices EMEA & Head of Strategic Product Management EMEA at Blackrock. He was also Deputy CEO & Global Head of Business Development for Edmond de Rothschild, responsible for sales and product development.
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