Ines de Tremiolles was named global head of trading at BNP Paribas Asset Management, effective April 6, a spokesman said.
Ms. De Tremiolles will replace Hubert Rotivel. Mr. Rotivel is moving to a new role within the firm, which will be announced in due course.
Ms. De Tremiolles will manage the firm's trading hubs in Paris, Hong Kong, New York and Boston. Based in Paris, she will focus on execution and developing automated trading capabilities, reporting to Sophie Lugiez, head of global trading function.
"I have every confidence that Ines will deliver the best possible trading performance within a robust risk control framework in an environment in which continued automation is causing global markets to become faster and more interconnected," Ms. Lugiez said Wednesday in a news releas.
Ms. De Tremiolles was global head of credit trading desk analysts at BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking in London.