Amundi has announced the appointment of Alexandre Drabowicz as Deputy Head of Equity Investment platform, including European equity, volatility, convertible bonds, Japanese equity, and global equity. He reports to Diego Franzin, Head of Equity investment platform.
Alexandre Drabowicz, Deputy Head of Equity investment platform
Alexandre Drabowicz was Head of Investment Specialists on Equities since 2014.
Prior to that, Alexandre worked between 2001 and 2008 in portfolio management at hedge fund Systeia Capital Management (Paris, France), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Amundi, as head of trading then portfolio manager for a global macro fund.
Alexandre started his career at Société Générale in 1993 where he held several roles including deputy general manager of the futures brokerage division, serving institutional clients in Tokyo.
Alexandre is a graduate from Neoma Business School in Reims (France) and also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in European business administration from Middlesex Business School University in London, UK. He also holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation
Diego Franzin, Head of Equity investment platform
Diego was co-head of Equity Investment platform since July 2017.
Prior to this, Diego was Head of Equity- Europe overseeing both the quantitative and fundamental investment processes for Pioneer Investments since 2011.
He joined Pioneer Investments in April 1998 as a Quantitative Equity Analyst and became Head of Global Quantitative Research & Management in April 2008.
Diego is a graduate in Economics from the University of Pavia with specialisation in econometrics and statistics and completed the Harvard Business School PLD5 (Programme for Leadership Development) in 2008
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[1} Source IPE “Top 400 asset managers” published in June 2017 and based on AUM as of end December 2016.
 Amundi figures as of September 30, 2017
 Investment hubs: Boston, Dublin, London, Milan, Paris and Tokyo
 Based on market capitalization as of September 30, 2017
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