Sandro Pierri has been appointed global head of client group at BNP Paribas Asset Management, joining the group’s Asset Management Business Executive Committee and reporting directly to BNPP AM CEO Frédéric Janbon.
Sandro will have overall responsibility for BNPP AM’s worldwide sales and marketing as well as for the efficient running of the $600 billion business.
Mr. Pierri has over two decades of experience in the asset management industry, including both portfolio management and corporate leadership. He joins BNPP AM from Pioneer Investments, a subsidiary of UniCredit, where he most recently took over the role of Chief Executive in July 2012.
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Additionally, Pierri served in a variety of senior roles at the firm including as Head of Western Europe & International and CEO of Pioneer Investments in Italy.
From January 2008 to March 2010, Sandro was Head of International Distribution and responsible for all wholesale distribution across different product lines. Prior to his role in Pioneer Investments, he was Chief Executive Officer of Pixel
Frédéric Janbon, CEO of BNP Paribas Asset Management, commented on the appointment: “We are delighted that Sandro is joining BNP Paribas Asset Management. He brings a wealth of experience in the global asset management industry, notably in sales, and he will be instrumental in supporting our development strategy to become a leading provider of quality investment solutions for individual, corporate and institutional investors.”