Mediolanum Asset Management (MAML), the Irish asset management company of the Mediolanum Banking Group, has appointed Charles Diebel as its new Head of Fixed Income Strategy.
Based in Dublin, Diebel reports to Brian O’Reilly, Head of Market Strategy and together they will work closely with Christophe Jaubert, Head of Investments.
This hire follows numerous additions made by MAML in the past few months, including Brian O’Reilly, Head of Market Strategy, David Holohan, Head of Equity Strategy and Astrid Schilo as Multi-Asset Strategist.
Diebel will be involved in all aspects of the fixed income business, from building the top down macro views to their implementation within the bottom up portfolio management and the multi-manager strategies.
Diebel has over 30 years’ experience in the financial markets in a variety of risk-taking and strategy roles. He was most recently Global Head of Rates at Aviva Investors based in London, managing global funds as well as a team of portfolio managers in UK, European and US markets. Prior to Aviva Diebel was head of market strategy at Lloyds Bank in London and before this he held management roles at institutions such at Nomura International, RBS and Societe Generale. Diebel is a respected markets commentator with frequent media appearances as well as being a much sought-after conference speaker.
Furio Pietribiasi, Managing Director at Mediolanum Asset Management Limited, says: “Charles brings a wealth and variety of experience with some of the biggest names in the asset management industry. He represents another critical addition to support Christophe Jaubert and his team in evolving and developing our business strategy. At MAML we are relentlessly focused on expanding our internal competencies always to deliver better performance as well as to expand the range of strategies managed internally.”