Oliver Bilal appointed as Head of EMEA Distribution by Invesco
Invesco announced that Oliver Bilal has been appointed Head of EMEA Distribution. He will report to Doug Sharp, Senior Managing Director and Head of EMEA and be based in the UK.
Bilal, previously Head of International Sales and Marketing at Natixis Investment Managers, brings a strong understanding of the distribution landscape and extensive sector expertise.
Prior to Natixis, Bilal was Head of EMEA, UBS Asset Management, CEO of the Baroda Pioneer Asset Management Company and Head of Sales & Marketing (Germany) at Pioneer Investments (now Amundi Pioneer), and European Head of Institutional Business Development and Consultant Relations at Allianz Global Investors.
Doug Sharp, Senior Managing Director and Head of EMEA, said: 'Oliver is a highly experienced leader with a strong investment distribution pedigree and a clear focus on client needs. I am delighted he is joining Invesco to continue our growth and expansion in EMEA and to lead the exceptional distribution team in place.'
Oliver Bilal, new Head of EMEA Distribution, said: 'Invesco has an extensive range of active, passive and alternative capabilities globally, a strong belief in collaboration and a client-first focus, all qualities that make me excited to join the EMEA distribution team and capitalise on its growth and momentum in the EMEA region.'
Invesco is a global independent investment management firm with more than $ 1.5 trillion assets under management (AUM) and multiple investment centres worldwide. It’s EMEA region distributes more than 350 investment products to retail and institutional clients in the UK, Ireland, Continental Europe and the United Arab Emirates.