Naïm Abou-Jaoudé

Chief Executive Officer, New York Life Investment Management

Naïm Abou-Jaoudé is the Chief Executive Officer of New York Life Investment Management (NYLIM).

From 2007 to 2023, Naïm was the CEO of Candriam (NYLIM’s affiliates). During his tenure, he guided the company through its 2014 acquisition by New York Life and subsequent rebranding to Candriam. He successfully strengthened its position as a leader in sustainable investing, doubling its AUM through geographic expansion. Under Naïm’s leadership, Candriam further diversified its position through acquisitions and partnerships in the European alternative space, including Kartesia and Tristan Capital Partners.

Naim has over 30 years of experience in asset management as CIO and CEO of Dexia AM, Candriam's predecessor. Naïm was President of the European Fund and Asset Management Association (June 2021 – June 2023), representing the €27 trillion European investment management industry.

Naïm graduated from the Institute of Political Studies in Paris and earned a Master's in Economics and Finance from Université Paris II - Panthéon.

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