Olivier Paquier joined AXA Investment Managers as global head of ETF sales, leading sales for the firm's €1 billion ($1.1 billion) exchange-traded funds platform, a spokeswoman confirmed.
The role is new and Mr. Paquier reports to Nicolas-Louis Guille-Biel, global head of ETF and product strategy. Mr. Paquier's appointment is effective immediately.
He is supported by an ETF business manager and nine sales executives across the globe, a news release said.
Mr. Paquier was head of ETF distribution for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at J.P. Morgan Asset Management. A spokeswoman said: "A successor, who will accelerate our market-leading UCITS ETF offering over the coming years as part of a team of highly skilled ETF experts, will be announced in due course."