BNP Paribas Asset Management appoints Philip Dawes as Head of UK Institutional Sales

BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) announces the appointment of Philip Dawes as Head of Institutional Sales for the UK & Ireland. He joined on 20 November and is based in London, reporting to Charles Janssen, Head of Institutional Sales for Europe.

In this newly-created role, Philip Dawes will be responsible for developing BNPP AM ‘s business across UK institutional clients including insurers and pension funds, as well as contributing to the development of BNPP AM’s UK product strategy.

Dawes has extensive experience of the institutional market, including direct sales, consultant relations, client servicing, marketing and product development. He joined from Allianz Global Investors (‘AGI’), where he worked for 16 years in a variety of roles, including Head of UK Institutional, with responsibility for all aspects of sales, marketing and client servicing for UK-based DB and DC pension schemes and insurance clients. Prior to this he was Head of Consultant Relations for Europe and chaired AGI’s Global Consultant Relations Group. He graduated from Kings College, University of London with a BA (Hons) and an MSc, both in Geography, and has completed the London Business School’s Module in Investment Management.

Charles Janssen, Head of Institutional Sales for Europe at BNP Paribas Asset Management, commented:

I am very pleased to welcome Philip to BNP Paribas Asset Management. He has considerable knowledge of the UK institutional market, as well as extensive involvement in product development for strategies covering both public and private markets. His experience of developing tailored solutions to meet clients’ specific requirements will be invaluable as we expand our offering and capabilities within the UK market.

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