Philippe Tassin was appointed Head of Asset Managers Client Line, Asia Pacific beginning 1 May 2019, based in Singapore.
Philippe is responsible for the articulation and execution of a regional client line development plan for Asset Manager clients, in full alignment with the global ambition, strategic focus and priorities.
With 20 years’ experience in the securities and financial services industry, Philippe joined the Paribas M&A team in 1999 prior to the BNP and Paribas merger.
Philippe’s career has been anchored by his innovation and client-centric mindset. He led the Digital Solutions and R&D team for the Asset & Funds Services segment, prior to its evolution into the Securities Services Digital Lab. The team co-created a blockchain solution with a client, launched new Design Thinking solutions, and worked on new digital solutions for fund distribution and performance monitoring in co-ordination with several European clients and partners.
In 2009 Philippe’s team won a Best Innovation Product of the Year award for the Votacess product to digitize the proxy voting rights process resulting in significant reductions in efficiency, risk and paper use. This became a new French regulatory standard for French corporates.
Prior to moving to Singapore, Philippe’s latest role was as Head of Pension Funds & Official Institution Strategy, based in Paris.
Philippe graduated from Reims University with a Master degree in business law and from NEOMA Business School with MBA electives from Tsinghua Beijing University China.