Primonial has appointed Bettina Ducat as Deputy CEO in charge of Asset Management and Managing Director of La Financière de l’Echiquier (LFDE).Ducat will accelerate the international expansion of the LFDE brand and intensify the conception and development of innovative financial solutions to consolidate Primonial’s leadership position in the field of independent European asset management.
Ducat will work in close partnership with Olivier de Berranger, Deputy Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of LFDE, and Bertrand Merveille, Deputy Managing Director in charge of retail business development.
Ducat will assume her position on 1 July, 2020 and will report to Stéphane Vidal, Chairman of the Board of Directors of LFDE and President of the Primonial Group.
Vidal says: “We are delighted to welcome Bettina to the Primonial Group and as Head of La Financière de l’Echiquier. Bettina is a woman of conviction and a great leader. Her extensive experience in the asset management business, particularly in international development, will be a strong asset in the implementation of our roll-out strategy for the LFDE offering.
“I also wish to pay special tribute to the sense of responsibility of Olivier de Berranger and Bertrand Merveille during the interim period. I kindly thank them for their efforts which went well beyond their respective technical functions. I am confident that this team and La Financière de l’Echiquier will encounter great success in the months and years to come.”