Amundi has recruited Nicholas Melhuish as head of global equity.
Melhuish, who will be based in Amundi’s London branch, will focus in developing Amundi’s global equity management expertise leveraging both the current investment strategies and driving innovation.
Romain Boscher, global head of equity at Amundi, says: “We are very pleased to welcome Nick Melhuish aboard. Using his wide experience in the asset management business, he will take the leadership in the global equity field with regard to both developing Amundi’s current range of strategies and driving initiatives in innovative solutions.”
Melhuish joins Amundi as head of global equities, with the responsibility of developing the equity management capability. Melhuish was previously at UBS Global Asset Management (2007-2012) where he was head of global equities. Prior to that, he was lead portfolio manager responsible for global equity strategies with Nicholas-Applegate Capital Management (2003-2007) in San Diego, California and London. Previously he was a senior portfolio manager at Putnam Investments in Boston (1999-2003) and a member of the international core equity team. Melhuish began his career at Schroder Investment Management (1991-1999) where he was an analyst and small cap portfolio manager.