Lionel Paquin appointed CEO of Lyxor Asset Management

14 February 2014   Category: News, Global, France   By David Macfarlane

Lyxor Asset Management announced the appointment of Lionel Paquin as CEO on February 13. He replaces Inès de Dinechin who is leaving the company. Mr. Paquin will also join the management committee of the firm’s global banking and investor solutions division.

Prior to his new role, Mr. Paquin had been the head of the Lyxor managed accounts platform since 2011. He has also held the positions of chief risk officer and head of internal control at the firm, and has been a member of Lyxor executive committee since September 2007. Before that, Mr. Paquin served as managing director and principal inspector of the "Inspection Générale" at the Societe Generale Group from June 2004. He began his career in 1995 in the French Ministry of Finance as a high-ranking civil servant and held several positions within the Ministry.

Lyxor Asset Management was founded in 1998 and is a subsidiary of Societe Generale Group. As of December 31, 2013, the firm was managing US$110.3 billion of assets.