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BNP Paribas expands UK client team
06 February 2014
Builds on objective to win mandates from UK pension funds and insurance firms
BNP Paribas Securities Services has expanded its UK client
development team as part of ambitious plans to target the UK
pension and insurance fund sector.
Four individuals have joined the team, led by Annalisa Winge
Bicknell, head of sales and relationship management for
Sid Newby joins from BNY Mellon to become head of pension fund
sales. He will focus on building on BNP Paribas’
recent success in winning mandates from UK pension funds.
Felix Schachter is appointed head of insurance company sales
to develop the bank’s UK insurance business. He
joins from Aon where he led the European insurance practice for
McLagan, Aon's financial services management consultancy.
Aïda Molineux joins from EY to become head of client
service, covering asset owners, asset managers and alternative
investment managers. At EY she helped clients deal with
regulatory change and the emerging risk landscape in Europe as
a management consultant.
Ben Williams-Thomas, who joined BNP Paribas from Northern
Trust last year, has been appointed as sales manager
for information solutions. He will promote BNP
Paribas’ technical offering for institutional
BNP Paribas said it has recently developed several new
reporting interfaces for its DNA reporting tool, allowing
clients to monitor risk and identify trends in fund
distribution with unprecedented ease.
Bicknell said: "Our ambition to target UK pensions and
insurance firms has already seen impressive success. We won
several significant mandates last year and are looking to
rapidly grow our market share in 2014. Sid, Felix and Ben will
drive us forward in winning more mandates, while Aïda,
working in close conjunction with our specialist relationship
team, will ensure the highest quality of service delivery for
all our clients."