BNP Paribas Asset Management has appointed Johanna Lasker and Amanda Raynor as CEO and deputy CEO respectively for the US.

Lasker will be responsible for BNP Paribas Asset Management’s strategy, leadership, governance, and regulatory matters. Raynor will support Lasker with direct local oversight of legal, finance, and control functions.

José Placido, CEO of BNP Paribas CIB Americas, said: “With these appointments, I am confident that BNPP AM USA’s operations will continue to develop in North America with the one-firm spirit that Daniel implemented, a client first and results driven approach. I look forward to working with Johanna and Amanda in their new roles.”

Sandro Pierri, global head of client group, BNPP AM, added: “Johanna and Amanda’s appointments are testament to our culture of promoting talented professionals within our teams. Their deep knowledge of the asset management industry, the strengths of their client relationships and their drive for excellence will be instrumental in developing our business further.”