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BNP Paribas hires Jean Dominjon to further its alternative-management goals

  • 03.07.2001
BNP Paribas Asset Management is pleased to announce the hire of Jean Dominjon as Global Head of Alternative and Quantitative Asset Management. In this role he will be responsible for the worldwide management and development of alternative, structured, quantitative and index-linked management activities. He will be based in London and report to Gilles Glicenstein, Managing Director of BNP Paribas Asset Management.

Jean, 40, joins the firm having spent a year out of banking working for an Internet start-up venture. Prior to that he spent 15 years at Société Générale where, during this time, he was Head of Interest Rate Derivatives Group, Head of Fixed Income and, most recently, Head of Global Markets. Jean holds degrees from the école Polytechnique and école des Mines in Paris.

Commenting on this appointment, Gilles Glicenstein said: "We are delighted to have attracted someone of Jean's calibre to join our business. His wealth of experience and technical knowledge will help us achieve our goals. We aim to increase our alternative and quantitative assets under management from euros 9.5 billion today to nearly euros 40 billion in five years' time."

The alternative, structured, quantitative, and index-based management activities embrace all non-traditional management approaches worldwide (arbitrage or decorrelated products, funds of funds, guaranteed or structured funds, hedge funds, currency risk management, quantitative or index-linked management products).
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