BELGIUM – Fortis Investment Management (FIM) has appointed Richard Wohanka as chief executive officer (CEO) and member of the board.

Wohanka joins from WestLB Asset Management where he was CEO since for three years.
He has also worked for Paribas Asset Management, where he became the first non-French member of the Banque Paribas board, and Baring Asset Management.

FIM is one of Europe’s ten largest asset management firms, with €313bn under management and 70,000 employees.