BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) has appointed Luiz Sorge as Head of Latin America, with effect from 1 January 2020.
He will be based in São Paulo and will report to Sandro Pierri, Global Head of Client Group (GCG).
Sorge will remain in his current role of CEO of BNPP AM Brazil alongside his new responsibilities for BNPP AM’s operations in Argentina, Chile, Columbia, Mexico and Peru. He will join the GCG Management Committee and BNPP AM’s Global Business Committee, in addition to regional governance committees.
In this new position, Sorge will look to further grow BNPP AM’s presence and capabilities across the region, whilst continuing to provide the long-term sustainable investment solutions for our clients.
Sorge joined BNPP AM in 2001 as Director of Products for BNPP AM Brasil, in 2007 he became Head of Sales & Product Development for institutional and individual investors, external distributors and foreign investors. In July 2013 he was appointed CEO of BNPP AM Brasil and a member of the Executive Committee of Banco BNP Paribas Brasil.
Prior to joining BNPP AM, Sorge was Associate Director of CCF Brasil Asset Management and Head of Pension Products.
Sandro Pierri, Global Head of Client Group at BNP Paribas Asset Management, says: “LatAm is a strategically important region for BNPP AM globally, as part of our Emerging Markets focus. Luiz has extensive experience of the asset management industry and a great understanding of the region. His appointment will enable us to accelerate our business development in LatAm by adopting a more integrated approach and enhancing client servicing. I welcome Luiz to his new role and wish him every success.”