Frederic Jamet joined TOBAM as head of trading and co-head of research, a spokeswoman said.
The role is new. Mr. Jamet supervises all trading activities within TOBAM's equities, fixed income, foreign exchange and multiasset strategies. As co-head of research, he supports TOBAM's maximum diversification approach and oversees research for operational and portfolio management divisions.
Mr. Jamet "will be an invaluable addition to our research and trading capabilities — and has an impressive blend of experience on both the academic and investment management sides, which fits perfectly within TOBAM's philosophy and approach to investment," said Yves Choueifaty, president of the $8.5 billion money manager, in a news release.
Mr. Jamet was head of investments at State Street Global Advisors France. Details of his replacement could not be obtained by press time.