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Evolution within Amundi’s governance

Published 30 March, 2022

Evolution within Amundi’s governance

Published 30 March, 2022

Amundi announces the appointment of Nicolas Calcoen as Head of Strategy, Finance and Control Division. On a proposal from Valérie Baudson, CEO of Amundi, the Board appointed also Nicolas as Deputy CEO of Amundi.

Bernard de Wit has been confirmed as Executive Senior Manager and appointed Head of Governance and General Secretary.

Cinzia Tagliabue, CEO of Amundi in Italy, is also named Head of International Partner Networks Division.

Benoît Tassou is named Head of French Partner Networks Division.

These appointments take effect the 1st April.


Nicolas Calcoen, Deputy CEO, Head of Strategy, Finance and Control Division

Nicolas Calcoen has been working in the investment industry since 2010 and has been with the Group since that date. Before joining Amundi in 2010 as Head of Strategy, Nicolas held various positions in the French Ministry of Finance and at the International Monetary Fund (Washington, DC).
Nicolas Calcoen is graduated from the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA) and the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris and holds a DEA post-graduate diploma in Economics and International Finance.
Corporate - News - Nicolas Calcoen


Bernard de Wit, Executive Senior Manager, Head of Governance and General Secretary, General Management Committee member.

Corporate - News - Bernard de Wit
Bernard de Wit was Director of Support and Business Development of Amundi since 2013. Prior to this, he was Director of Risks of Amundi since 2010. Before joining Amundi, he was Financial Director for Crédit Agricole’s International Retail Banking network having previously occupied the position of Deputy Director of International Development. From 1992-2001, he worked in the Banks-Finance sector at KPMG Peat Marwick in Paris. Bernard de Wit began his career at Fortis (BNPP today) then occupied the position of Head of Financial Control and then Director of Finance at the Loiret regional branch headquarters of Crédit Agricole. Bernard de Wit holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from Louvain University of Chicago.


Cinzia Tagliabue, Head of International Partner Networks Division, General Management Committee member and CEO of Amundi in Italy

Cinzia was CEO of Amundi in Italy since 2017 and Deputy Head of Partner Networks division of Amundi & General Management Committee member since 2020. She joined Pioneer Investments in 2001 as CEO of Italy and Head of Western Europe & Latin America. She has over 30 years of experience in financial services with UniCredit focusing both on the investments and the distribution sides. Cinzia has been working in the investments industry since 1980. She has been a member of the Capital Italia SICAV Board and the Aviva Board. Cinzia is also Vice President of Assogestioni (the Italian asset managers association). Cinzia has attended various professional training courses including an Executive Management Course at the Boston University School of Management (Oct 2013 - Jan 2015).
Corporate - News - Cinzia Tagliabue


Benoît Tassou, Head of French Partner Networks Division, General Management Committee member

Corporate - News - Benoît Tassou

Before being appointed at Amundi, Benoît Tassou was Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Crédit Agricole Grand Est Regional Bank. Prior to that, he was Head of Sales for the Crédit Agricole Group networks at Amundi. Benoit started his career at LCL where he became Regional Director of Corporate Banking in 2007 and then Secretary General of Corporate Banking before being appointed Network Director in 2014.

Benoît Tassou holds a postgraduate degree in Corporate Finance from Assas University - Paris II.

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