As Mirova’s Deputy CEO, Guillaume will oversee the global functions of development, sustainability research, finance, risk, legal and compliance and operations of 60 employees.
Philippe Zaouati, CEO of Mirova, comments: “I am very pleased that Guillaume is joining us at a time when our company experiences strong growth. As we now have a global footprint with the recent acquisition of SunFunder, I am confident that Guillaume’s outstanding experience and knowledge will be invaluable in furthering our mission and becoming the global leader in impact investing.”
Guillaume Abel comments: “I am delighted to join Mirova’s team and help accelerate its development in France and abroad as part of its mission and impact research. This will include an effective organisational and operational base, continuous innovation in product development and ESG research, as well as governance adapted to Mirova’s global and local dimension with its teams of experts based on four continents.”
Before joining Mirova, Guillaume Abel was Head of Business Development and member of the executive committee of Ostrum Asset Management, an affiliate of Natixis investment. Aged 55, he started his career in 1991 at Banque Indosuez, where he successively held roles in the Complex Asset Financing Department, in Management Control and then as a bond trader.
He joined Indosuez Asset Management (Amundi) in 1997 as Head of Performance Measurement and then Head of Reporting. He was appointed Managing Director of CAAM Luxembourg (Amundi) in 2004 and took part in launching Fund Channel, where he was CEO from 2005 to 2009. Guillaume was later appointed Global Head of Client Servicing at Amundi in 2009 before becoming Global Head of Marketing & Communication in 2013.
He joined Candriam in 2014 as Global Head of Marketing & Member of the Executive Committee and subsequently moved to LBPAM in September 2017 as Head of Business Development and Member of the Executive Board.
Guillaume Abel is a graduate of the European Institute of International Management (IEMI).
Mirova is a management company dedicated to sustainable investment and an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers. Through conviction management, Mirova's goal is to combine long-term value creation and sustainable development. Pioneers in many areas of sustainable finance, Mirova's talents aim to continue innovating in order to offer their clients solutions with high environmental and social impact. Mirova and its affiliates manage €25.5 billion as of June 30, 2022. Mirova is mission-driven company, labeled B Corp*.
* The reference to a ranking or a label does not prejudge the future performance of the funds or its managers.
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Natixis Investment Managers’ multi-affiliate approach connects clients to the independent thinking and focused expertise of more than 20 active managers. Ranked among the world’s largest asset managers1 with more than $1.1 trillion assets under management2 (€1.1 trillion), Natixis Investment Managers delivers a diverse range of solutions across asset classes, styles, and vehicles, including innovative environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategies and products dedicated to advancing sustainable finance. The firm partners with clients in order to understand their unique needs and provide insights and investment solutions tailored to their long-term goals. Headquartered in Paris and Boston, Natixis Investment Managers is part of the Global Financial Services division of Groupe BPCE, the second-largest banking group in France through the Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne retail networks. Additionally, investment solutions are offered through Natixis Investment Managers Solutions and Natixis Advisors, LLC. Not all offerings are available in all jurisdictions. For additional information, please visit Natixis Investment Managers’ website at im.natixis.com | LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/natixis-investment-managers.
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1 Cerulli Quantitative Update: Global Markets 2021 ranked Natixis Investment Managers as the 15th largest asset manager in the world based on assets under management as of December 31, 2020.
2 Assets under management (“AUM”) of current affiliated entities measured as of June 30, 2022 are $1,156.7 billion (€1,106.7 billion). AUM, as reported, may include notional assets, assets serviced, gross assets, assets of minority-owned affiliated entities and other types of non-regulatory AUM managed or serviced by firms affiliated with Natixis Investment Managers.
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