Jean Raby is to join Natixis on 20 February as CEO of Natixis Global Asset Management, in charge of its asset management, private banking and private equity business lines.
He will also be a member of the senior management committee.
“I would like to applaud Pierre Servant and thank him for his vital contribution to the success of Natixis’ strategy and in particular to the outstanding growth of the asset management business during his time at the helm. His vision for the business and his involvement with teams have made Natixis Global Asset Management one of the main asset managers worldwide with more than EUR830 billion of assets under management in the space of 10 years, in a highly competitive market. His contribution as senior adviser will be crucial as we prepare Natixis’ next strategic plan,” says Laurent Mignon, CEO of Natixis.
“I am particularly pleased to welcome Jean Raby to Natixis. His broad range of skills, his leadership experience in prominent companies and his personal qualities will be key advantages as we further expand our investment solutions businesses to serve Groupe BPCE and its goals.”
Raby (pictured), a dual Canadian and French citizen, began his career in 1989 as a corporate lawyer with Sullivan & Cromwell in New York and Paris. In 1996, he joined Goldman Sachs in Paris in the Investment Banking Division. In 2004 he was promoted partner, and in 2006 became co-CEO (then sole CEO in 2009) of IBD in France, Belgium and Luxembourg, and was head of Goldman Sachs’ Paris office; in 2011, he became co-CEO of Goldman Sachs’ activities in Russia.
In 2013, Raby joined Alcatel-Lucent as executive vice-president and chief financial & legal officer and as member of the management committee and of the executive committee. In 2016, he was chief financial officer and member of the executive committee of SFR.