Rotterdam, 7 September 2015 – Robeco Group N.V. is pleased to announce Frédéric Lejeune's appointment as Country Manager of Robeco France (SAS) in Paris.
Frédéric Lejeune will be responsible for Robeco's institutional and wholesale distribution business in France. He will take up his new position on 21 September 2015, and will report directly to Hester Borrie, Head of Sales & Marketing and Management Board member.
In his previous position, Frédéric Lejeune was Directeur général délégué of Aberdeen France and Head of Business Development for France and Monaco, based in Paris. Frédéric joined Aberdeen in 2009 from Credit Suisse Asset Management where he was Head of Business Development covering the same region. Prior to joining Credit Suisse in 2001, Frédéric spent seven years with SocGen in various management roles. He graduated with an MSc in Finance from Paris Dauphine University in 1995.
"France is a key market for Robeco and we will continue to commit to our growth in this region. I am delighted to welcome Frédéric Lejeune to lead our operations here. We can count on his long and proven track record in asset management leadership roles to strengthen our position in France," says Hester Borrie.
"I am extremely proud to be joining Robeco and very excited to become Country Manager for France. I am convinced that together with the group and the French team we will continue to develop Robeco’s footprint in the French market, which I'm sure will be full of opportunities for Robeco in the next few years,” says Frédéric Lejeune, Country Manager of Robeco France.
Robeco has been active in France for almost 30 year and serves French institutions, companies, private bankers and family offices, as well as developing key partnerships with local distributors (banks, insurers and platforms).