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Rothschild Adds COO To Its Asset Management Division

Stephen Little, Reporter, London, 20 June 2014

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Edmond de Rothschild Group, the Swiss private banking and asset management group, has appointed Didier Deleage as chief operating officer in its asset management division and to its executive board.

Edmond de Rothschild Group, the Swiss private banking and asset management group, has appointed Didier Deleage as chief operating officer in its asset management division and to its executive board, reporting to Laurent Tignard, CEO, Global Asset Management.

Deleage will be responsible for the asset management global support functions in the countries where the group operates, in particular the investment hubs in Geneva, Paris, Luxembourg, Frankfurt, Hong Kong and London, Rothschild said in a statement. Based in Paris, he will be also in charge of coordination with the group’s divisions.

Deleage started his career in financial sector auditing in 1995 at PWC Audit before moving to asset management in 1997 as head of internal control at Sinopia Asset Management. He was promoted to company secretary in 2002.

From 2006 to 2014, he was chief operating officer at HSBC Global Asset Management in France. During the same period he was a corporate officer for several HSBC group affiliates and SICAV in France, Luxembourg and Switzerland, notably in HSBC Epargne Entreprise, an employee savings affiliate where he was CEO and then chairman of the board. Since August 2013, he had been associate CEO of HSBC Global Asset Management France.

The Edmond de Rothschild group specialises in asset management and private banking and at 31 December 2013 had €133.6 billion ($181 billion) of assets under management and nearly 2800 employees spread across 31 offices, branches and subsidiaries throughout the world. 

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