AXA pulls in former UBS chief to head up equities

UK/Global - AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) has lured Richard Semark from UBS Asset Management to become its London-based global head of equity trading, with effect from November 1.

Semark joins after 15 years at UBS, where he was most recently head of equity dealing.

AXA IM is in the process of centralising its equity dealing operations in London.

Chris Cheetham, global CIO of AXA IM, comments:
“We are delighted that someone with Richard’s breadth of experience and capability is joining AXA IM. We are confident that under Richard’s stewardship, our global trading platform will enhance our ability to provide our clients with excellent execution and investment performance.”

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