Sandro Pierri is CEO of BNP Paribas Asset Management since 1 July 2021.
Sandro Pierri has more than 30 years’ experience in the asset management industry. He joined BNPP AM in 2017 as Head of the Global Client Group (‘GCG), its global sales and marketing organisation, and has made a notable contribution to implementing BNPP AM’s growth plan, positioning it as a key player offering high added value investment solutions for individual savers, companies and institutions.
Sandro began his career in 1989 as a portfolio manager with San Paolo Fondi, moving to BNL Gestioni in 1992, before joining ING Investment Management in Italy in 1994, where he held several commercial roles. Between 2002 and 2003 he was Chief Executive of ING Group’s Italian retail business. Following the acquisition by UniCredit/Pioneer of ING’s Italian business, he joined Pioneer Investments, UniCredit’s asset management division, in 2004. He spent 10 years in various commercial and managerial positions, including being appointed CEO in 2012. Sandro graduated in Economics from the Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy.