BNP Paribas Asset Management appoints new Nordic Client Relationship Manager

March 30, 2021

BNP Paribas Asset Management (‘BNPP AM’) announces the appointment of Kristina Ilar as a Client Relationship Manager in its Stockholm office.  She joined on 22 March and reports to Morten Bentsen, Head of Distribution for the Nordics.

In her new role, Kristina will focus on developing BNPP AM’s client base, as well as strengthening relationships with existing clients, as it continues to establish itself as the leading provider of sustainable investment solutions in the Nordic region.

Kristina was previously an executive director at UBS Asset Management, where she headed the Stockholm-based client coverage team, with direct responsibility for institutional clients in the Nordic region.  Prior to this she held senior sales roles at Northern Trust Asset Management, Morgan Stanley Investment Management and Gartmore Investment Management, having begun her career at Skandia.  Kristina holds an MBA in International Business Management from Uppsala University.

Morten Bentsen, Head of Distribution, Nordics at BNP Paribas Asset Management, comments:
“Kristina’s considerable industry experience, gained at several of the world’s largest asset management firms, will be important for the continued development of our relationships with leading regional investors as we accelerate the growth of our business.  I welcome Kristina to BNP Paribas Asset Management and wish her every success in her new role.”

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