FRANCE - BNP Paribas Asset Management says Olivier Rudigoz has joined its European Equity team as product head for euro equities.

"Olivier, who joins us from Merrill Lynch Investment Managers in London where he was a senior portfolio manager with the European Equity team, has over 15 years' experience in fund management,” the asset manager said in a statement.

He worked at Putnam Investments in Boston and had previously worked for the European equity team at Paribas Asset Management.