Lombard Odier nabs Amundi distribution head

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Lombard Odier Investment Managers has appointed Jerry Devlin its head of third-party distribution as it grows in business in the UK.

He replaces Dominick Peasley, who is remaining in the financial services business at another company.

Devlin joins from Amundi, where he had been head of UK distribution for three and a half years. In this role he was responsible for implementing a distribution strategy with a focus on global distribution accounts.

Before Amundi, Devlin was head of UK wholesale at Macquarie Group.

Carolina Minio-Paluello, global head of sales and solutions, at Lombard Odier IM, says Devlin brings experience that will helpful as the business grows in the UK. 

“Unprecedented negative rates and direct intervention of key central banks has created a number of unintended consequences for investors to contend with.”