Ostrum Asset Management has appointed Frederic Leguay as its new head of equities. He will oversee the equity team in the insurance and ALM solutions department, lead the organisation’s equity investment strategy and client relations, and develop the firm’s French and European business.

Leguay came to Ostrum from HSBC Global Asset Management. He joined HSBC in 2006 as the head of European equities for large caps, later becoming head of European equities. He led the equity department since 2012.