Anna Paola Marchi has joined as a Distribution Director, based in Milan.
Federated Hermes Limited, a global leader in active and responsible investing, today announces the opening of its new Italian office, located in Milan. The office will be led by Anna Paola Marchi, who has joined Federated Hermes as a Distribution Director, based in Milan.
Anna Paola Marchi will be responsible for business development, with a specific focus on the wholesale channel and will report directly to Angelo Natale, Executive Director, Head of Distribution CEMEA at Federated Hermes Limited.
Federated Hermes has been operating in Italy since 2016, fostering strong relationships with key institutional and wholesale clients. The establishment of the Italian office and the hiring of Anna Paola Marchi reflects the company’s ongoing commitment to the market, following a growth trajectory initiated seven years ago.
Anna brings valuable expertise from her previous roles, with over twenty years’ experience in international asset management. She comes from Credit Suisse Asset Management which she joined in 2017 as Head of Wholesale Clients for Italy. From 2005, Anna worked as a Sales Relationship Manager for Italian wholesale clients in the Asset Management Division of J.P. Morgan, which she joined in 2000 as Portfolio Manager.
Anna Paola Marchi, Distribution Director, Federated Hermes Limited, commented: “I am very pleased to have joined Federated Hermes. Over the years, Federated Hermes has established an important foundation with key wholesale clients in Italy and built an extensive client base across a number of investment strategies in Italy. Our objective is to continue this expansion within the Italian market, particularly in sustainability, which holds significance for Italian institutional and wholesale investors. I look forward to working with the team to further enhance this offering.”
Angelo Natale, Executive Director Head of Distribution CEMEA of Federated Hermes Limited, commented: “We are delighted to bring Anna on board. Her breadth of experience will be instrumental as we continue to consolidate our presence in Italy, a key growth market for us. We are proud of the growing interest from Italian investors in our actively managed solutions with a strong sustainable focus.”
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