Pictet Asset Management, the
asset management arm of the Swiss private bank Pictet & Cie, has appointed Alain
Nsiona Defise to the newly-created position of head of emerging credit. He will
be based in the firm’s London office, heading up a team of three emerging
Nsiona Defise joins from JP Morgan where he was
in charge of managing the emerging corporate franchise. He previously worked at
Pictet Asset Management had £84.8 billion
(around $136.9 billion) in assets under management at 30 June 2012.