Global custodian BNP Paribas Securities Services has appointed Annalisa Winge Bicknell to regional head of sales and relationship management for institutional clients.
The announcement reflects the global custodian's ambition to grow in the asset manager and asset owner segment of the market.
James McAleenan, head of BNP Paribas Securities Services in the UK, said Bicknell has a deep understanding of the asset management industry.
"She will be key to boosting our asset owner and asset manager division in the UK, Middle East and South Africa," he said.
Bicknell joins from SEB, where she was asset servicing consultant for the Nordics, Luxembourg and Germany. She has over 20 years experience in the banking, clearing and securities services industry.
Her career has focused on asset management, custody, international clearing, fund administration, treasury and intermediary services. Previous roles include head of international sales at Northern Trust, Nordic Regional manager at Clearstream Banking in Luxembourg and relationship manager at Morgan Stanley.