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Amundi taps Guillet as CEO

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Laurent Guillet has been appointed chief executive officer of Amundi Alternative Investments. He replaces Andrew Watson, who is retiring.

Guillet, previously deputy CEO of Amundi AI, joined Amundi Investment Solutions (ex CASAM) in April 2007 to focus on the managed account platform. Before this he worked as head of equity and fund derivatives sales for Europe, Middle East and Northern Africa in the capital markets division of Calyon.

Amundi AI is the hedge fund investment specialist arm of Amundi, which is itself the combination of the asset management expertise of Credit Agricole and Societe Generale. The firm has