Valérie Baudson will succeed Yves Perrier at the head of Amundi

Posted on Feb 10, 2019 2021 at 7:00Updated Feb 10, 2019 2021 at 9:01

The leading European asset manager, with 1.729 billion euros in assets, will change captain. Valérie Baudson will be appointed Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole’s asset management subsidiary and will succeed Yves Perrier on May 10, during the annual general meeting, Amundi announced on Wednesday morning. A strong man in green bank asset management for 14 years, Yves Perrier will then become Chairman of the Board of Directors of Amundi, replacing Xavier Musca, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole SA (CASA).

A pure product of the Crédit Agricole group, where she joined in 1995 via the Indosuez bank, Valérie Baudson, currently heads CPR AM, one of the Amundi management companies, and Amundi ETF, Indexing & Smart Beta, the business line dedicated to passive management that she created in 2008. Aged 49, she joined the asset management branch of CASA the same year as Yves Perrier, in 2007, and gradually rose through the ranks. She has been a member of Amundi’s executive committee since 2013 and of the general management committee since 2016. She also supervises distributor customers and activities in Germany and Spain.

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