Alternative investment and exchange traded fund specialist Lyxor Asset Management (Lyxor) has appointed Lionel Paquin (pictured) as chief executive officer (CEO) with immediate effect.
Paquin succeeds outgoing CEO Inès de Dinechin who will leave the Group.
As well as his new role as CEO, Paquin is also joining the Management Committee of Lyxor’s Global Banking & Investor Solutions division.
Paquin was previously the Head of Lyxor Managed Accounts Platform, a position he had held since 2011. He has also held the position of Chief Risk Officer and Head of Internal Control at the firm, and has been a member of Lyxor Executive Committee since September 2007.
Prior to this, Paquin served as Managing Director and Principal Inspector of the "Inspection Générale" at the Societe Generale Group, having begun his career in 1995 as a civil servant in the French Ministry of Finance.
Paquin is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique (1993) and ENSAE (1995).