SCOR Global Investments (SCOR GI), the SCOR group’s asset management company, continues to strengthen its central functions with key appointments in its Risk Control, Compliance and Internal Control unit and changes to the composition of its Executive Board.
Eric Talleux is appointed Chief Risk Officer (CRO). He is in charge of Risk Control, Compliance and Internal Control. Raphaëlle Poupon also joins the company as Compliance and Internal Control Officer (CICO), reporting to Eric Talleux.
SCOR Global Investments’ Executive Board has expanded and now includes - alongside Benjamin Ayache, Chief Operating Officer, and Fabrice Rossary, Chief Investment Officer - Olivier Nolland, Head of Sales and Marketing, and Eric Talleux, Chief Risk Officer. The Executive Board is chaired by François de Varenne.
François de Varenne, Chief Executive Officer of SCOR Global Investments, comments: “Following a very positive year in 2014 in terms of revenue, SCOR Global Investments continues to strengthen its organisational structure to support its expansion and the growth of third party managed assets. The creation of a Control unit benefiting from a holistic approach to risks demonstrates our desire to place risk control at the heart of our management. The expertise of Eric Talleux in the fields of market risk, operating risk, and internal control and compliance, will be an advantage for us in our continued development with institutional investors.”
Eric Talleux, Chief Risk Officer
Eric Talleux, 45, joins SCOR Global Investments as Chief Risk Officer. He reports to François de Varenne, Chief Executive Officer of SCOR GI. Eric heads the Risk Control, Compliance and Internal Control unit and is in charge of continuing to develop SCOR GI’s supervision of its business, and maintaining the standard of excellence associated with that business.
Before joining SCOR GI, Eric spent five years at Lyxor AM where he was successively Head of Asia Development in Hong Kong, Head of Volatility Management and then Head of the Risk Control, Compliance and Internal Control department. He was made a member of the Lyxor AM management committee in 2013. Prior to this, he worked at SGAM and then SGAM AI in Paris and Singapore, as a fund manager and discretionary volatility manager. He began his career at Banque Paribas as a rate derivatives trader, and was in charge of the FRF rate desk and then the EUR swaptions and caps and floors desk in London. Before Joining SGAM, he was a proprietary convertible bond trader.
Eric is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Economique.
Raphaëlle Poupon, Compliance and Internal Control Officer
Raphaëlle Poupon, 39, joins SCOR Global Investments as Compliance and Internal Control Officer. She was previously a consultant to investment service providers, specialising in regulatory compliance, and was also an asset management company and investment fund auditor at KPMG for nearly 14 years.
Raphaëlle is a graduate of the Institut Supérieur de Gestion (Paris).
About SCOR Global Investments (SCOR GI)
SCOR Global Investments (SCOR-GI.com) is the SCOR group’s portfolio management company, managing a portfolio of EUR 16.2 billion for SCOR at the end of 2014. Created in 2008 and authorized since May 2009 by the French financial market regulatory body, the Autorité des marchés financiers (“AMF”), under n°GP09000 006, SCOR GI has 50 employees and is structured around six management desks: Rates, Credit, Infrastructure Debts, Equities & Alternative Multi management, Real Estate and Insurance-linked Securities. Since 2012, SCOR GI has given institutional investors access to some of the diversification strategies developed for the SCOR group. As at end the of March 2015, SCOR GI manages third party assets amounting to over EUR 1 billion.