Lombard Odier Investment Managers has hired two country sales heads for Italy and France, as its European sales team seeks to expand the reach of its business and be closer to its clients.
Donato Savatteri has been named country head for LOIM in Italy. He was most recently commercial director in Italy for Franklin Templeton Investments, and previously worked at UBS Asset Management, Crédit Agricole Indosuez and JP Morgan. He will be based in a new LOIM office in Milan, subject to regulatory approval.
Meanwhile, Frédéric Cruzel has been appointed head of sales in France, based in Paris.