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Duet hires SocGen’s Laraison as new commodity fund CIO


Duet Group, the international alternative asset manager, has appointed Philippe Laraison as the new chief investment officer of the Duet Commodities Fund following the recent departure of former manager Tony Hall.

Laraison joins from Societe Generale, where he has been since 1994. He has held several positions within the commodities group at SocGen and most recently ran the bank’s global proprietary commodities business.

From 2007 to 2011 he worked in New York as global head of energy trading – which included derivatives and physical gas. He previously worked in Paris, trading a proprietary portfolio focused on oil and