Naïm Abou-Jaoudé

CEO, Candriam Investors Group
Chairman, New York Life Investment Management International

Naïm is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Candriam Investors Group and Chairman of New York Life Investment Management (NYLIM) International. Within these roles, he relies on a more than 25-year experience in asset management.
He joined Candriam (formerly Dexia Asset Management) in 1996 where he was a member of the Executive Committee, responsible for Alternative Investments, until the end of 2006 before his appointment to Chief Executive Officer in January 2007.

He became a Vice Chairman of NYLIM International in February 2014 when Candriam was acquired by New York Life until his appointment to Chairman of NYLIM International in September 2015.
Previously, he was a member of the Management Board and responsible for the Investment Management and Derivatives department at UBS Asset Management France and Alfi Gestion.
Mr. Abou-Jaoudé started his career as a partner at Transoptions Finance (subsidiary of Crédit Agricole).
He is a member of the Board of several asset management industry bodies in Europe. He is a graduate of the Institute of Political Studies in Paris (IEP-Sciences Po) and holds a Master’s degree in Economics and Finance from Université Paris II – Panthéon Assas.