Gaëlle Malléjac appointed CIO for Insurance and ALM Solutions at Ostrum AM

Gaëlle Malléjac appointed CIO for Insurance and ALM Solutions at Ostrum AM

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Ostrum Asset Management (Ostrum AM), an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, appoints Gaëlle Malléjac Chief Investment Officer for Insurance and Asset and Liability Management (ALM) Solutions, effective 25 of May 2021.

She will report to Chief Investment Officer Ibrahima Kobar and join the Ostrum Asset Management Executive Committee.

In her role as CIO for Insurance and ALM Solutions, Gaëlle Malléjac will be tasked with overseeing the management of Ostrum AM’s insurance portfolios and steering their risks, managing the relationships with our insurer clients and supporting business development in the division.

The Insurance and ALM Solutions department houses Fixed-Income and Equity investment teams, as well as a Solutions team in charge of lead investment management for insurance clients and advisory. Ibrahima Kobar, Chief Investment Officer at Ostrum AM says: "We are thrilled to welcome Gaëlle Malléjac, who has very extensive experience in the investment management business and in-depth insight into the insurance industry. Her appointment reflects Ostrum AM’s determination to pursue its development in insurance portfolio management and solutions to bolster our leading position on the continental European market."

Gaëlle Malléjac has 25 years’ experience in the asset management industry. She started her career in the fixed-income portfolio management team at Banque Financière Groupama in 1994, and then joined Groupama Asset Management as a fixed-income insurance portfolio manager in 1997. Between 2002 and 2011, Gaëlle wassuccessively Head of Fixed Income for institutional clients and subsequently Head of Fixed Income and Credit. In 2012, she was appointed Head of Fixed Income, in charge of credit, directional and aggregate and money market portfolio management. Since October 2015, Gaëlle Malléjac has been Head of Investment, active portfolio management, in charge of fixed income, equities and convertibles, multi-asset and financial engineering. She was also a member of the management committee at Groupama Asset Management.

Gaëlle Malléjac holds a Master’s in Economics, with a major in Finance from the University of Rennes I and a post-graduate diploma (DESS) in International Banking and Finance from the University of Le Havre.