French firm AXA Investment Managers has named Laurent Caillot as global chief operating officer. Effective from September, he will take over from Godefroy de Colombe who has left the asset management industry.
Based in Paris, Caillot will report to Marco Morelli, AXA IM chairman. He will also take a seat on the firm’s management board.
His role will include overseeing project management, security, procurement, facilities and innovation in addition to his current responsibilities in technology, operations and data management.
Caillot took on the role of global head of technology in 2019 and AXA later expanded on it to include operations in 2020.
Before joining AXA IM, Caillot served as executive director of JP Morgan Chase, a role he held for five years. Prior to this, he was a director of Barclays Investment Bank.