London, UK,

Amundi announces the appointment of Nicolas Calcoen as Head of Strategy, Finance and Control Division. Following a proposal from Valérie Baudson, CEO of Amundi, the Board has also appointed Nicolas as Deputy CEO of Amundi.

Bernard de Wit has been confirmed as Executive Senior Manager and appointed Head of Governance and General Secretary.

Cinzia Tagliabue, CEO of Amundi in Italy, has also been appointed as Head of International Partner Networks Division.

Benoît Tassou has been appointed as Head of French Partner Networks Division.

These appointments will take effect from 1st April 2022.

Nicolas Calcoen, Deputy CEO, Head of Strategy, Finance and Control Division.

Nicolas Calcoen has been working in the investment industry since 2010 and has been with the Group since that date. Before joining Amundi in 2010 as Head of Strategy, Nicolas held various positions in the French Ministry of Finance and at the International Monetary Fund (Washington, DC).

Nicolas Calcoen graduated from the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA) and the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris and holds a DEA post-graduate diploma in Economics and International Finance.

Bernard de Wit, Executive Senior Manager, Head of Governance and General Secretary, General Management Committee member.

Bernard de Wit was Director of Support and Business Development of Amundi since 2013. Prior to this, he was Director of Risks of Amundi since 2010. Before joining Amundi, he was Financial Director for Crédit Agricole’s International Retail Banking network having previously held the position of Deputy Director of International Development. From 1992-2001, he worked in the Banks-Finance sector at KPMG Peat Marwick in Paris. Bernard de Wit began his career at Fortis (BNPP today) then held the position of Head of Financial Control and then Director of Finance at the Loiret regional branch headquarters of Crédit Agricole.

Bernard de Wit holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from Louvain University of Chicago.

Cinzia Tagliabue, Head of International Partner Networks Division, General Management Committee member and CEO of Amundi in Italy

Cinzia was CEO of Amundi in Italy since 2017 and Deputy Head of Partner Networks division of Amundi & a General Management Committee member since 2020. She joined Pioneer Investments in 2001 as CEO of Italy and Head of Western Europe & Latin America. She has over 30 years’ experience in financial services with UniCredit focusing both in investment and distribution. Cinzia has been working in the investment industry since 1980. She has been a member of the Capital Italia SICAV Board and the Aviva Board.

Cinzia is also Vice President of Assogestioni (the Italian asset managers’ association)

Cinzia has attended various professional training courses including an Executive Management Course at the Boston University School of Management (Oct 2013 - Jan 2015).

Benoît Tassou, Head of French Partner Networks Division, General Management Committee member

Before joining Amundi, Benoît Tassou was Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Crédit Agricole Centre-Est Regional Bank. Prior to that, he was Head of Sales for the Crédit Agricole Group networks at Amundi. Benoit started his career at LCL where he became Regional Director of Corporate Banking in 2007 and then Secretary General of Corporate Banking before being appointed Network Director in 2014.

Benoît Tassou holds a postgraduate degree in Corporate Finance from Assas University - Paris II.

General Management Committee members list – as at 01/04/2022

Valérie Baudson, Chief Executive Officer

Nicolas Calcoen, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Head of Strategy, Finance and Control Division

Bernard de Wit, Executive Senior Manager and Head of Governance and General Secretary

Jean-Jacques Barbéris, Head of the Institutional and Corporate Clients Division and ESG

Pascal Blanqué, Chairman of Amundi Institute

Dominique Carrel-Billiard, Head of Real Assets

Matteo Germano, Deputy Chief Investment Officer

Fathi Jerfel, Head of the Partner Networks Division 

Guillaume Lesage, Chief Operating Officer

Vincent Mortier, Chief Investment Officer

Isabelle Senéterre, Head of Human Resources

Cinzia Tagliabue, Head of International Partner Networks Division and CEO Italy

Benoît Tassou, French Partner Networks Division

Eric Vandamme, Chief Risk Officer

Fannie Wurtz, Head of Distribution & Wealth Division, Passive & Alternative business lines

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About Amundi

Amundi, the leading European asset manager, ranking among the top 10 global players[1], offers its 100 million clients - retail, institutional and corporate - a complete range of savings and investment solutions in active and passive management, in traditional or real assets. This offering is enhanced with IT tools and services to cover the entire savings value chain. A subsidiary of the Crédit Agricole group and listed on the stock exchange, Amundi currently manages nearly €1.9 trillion of assets[2].

With its six international investment hubs[3], financial and extra-financial research capabilities and long-standing commitment to responsible investment, Amundi is a key player in the asset management landscape.

Amundi clients benefit from the expertise and advice of 5,400 employees in 35 countries.

Amundi, a trusted partner, working every day in the interest of its clients and society 



  1. ^ [1] Source: IPE “Top 500 Asset Managers” published in June 2022, based on assets under management as at 31/12/2021
  2. ^ [2] Amundi data as at 30/09/2022
  3. ^ [3] Boston, Dublin, London, Milan, Paris and Tokyo

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