MFEX Appoints Sébastien Cretier as Group COO

Press release – March 25, 2021

MFEX, the leading independent fund distribution platform, has appointed Sébastien Cretier as Group COO, effective March 1, 2021.

He joins MFEX after spending 17 years at BNP Paribas especially in the Securities

Services division. Sébastien’s experience spans internationally, with assignments in

France and Asia in the Operations field. He has been successively in charge of

Depositary and Trust bank activities, Transversal project Management, and South

East Asia operations as COO. Sébastien will bring his broad experience of financial

services and the fund industry, as well as his proven track record in global operations

and business transformation.

As Group COO he will oversee from MFEX’s Paris office, the trading & custody,

rebates collection, and data solution activities globally. He will be in charge of the

provision of a high-quality service to clients, the maintenance of the global operating

model, and the onboarding of strategic clients and partners.

Jean Devambez, MFEX Group CEO comments: “We are very pleased to welcome

Sébastien Cretier within our Management team. He is bringing a strong track record

in Global Operations and Client Delivery domains. His experience and knowledge

will be a great asset in supporting MFEX’s next phase of growth. We have the right

and well-equipped Management team to keep on rolling out our strategy: be active

in the industry consolidation, deliver new and innovative solutions, and provide our

users with an independent platform to improve their efficiency and respective

business opportunities.”

About MFEX

As independent experts in global fund distribution, MFEX offers a complete solution

for fund companies and distributors. With assets under administration of EUR 320

billion, MFEX is one of the leading B2B fund platforms. Over 350 institutional clients

(including banks and insurance companies) use MFEX to access one of the world's

largest range of funds with 80,000 funds from over 960 fund companies. MFEX offers

complete transparency between distributors and fund companies.

The MFEX Group is headquartered in Stockholm and has offices in Paris, London,

Madrid, Milan, Luxembourg, Geneva, Zurich, Umea, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and

Hong Kong. The main supervisory authority is the Swedish Financial Supervisory

Authority (Finansinspektionen).

MFEX was founded over 20 years ago and is now active in 52 countries on 5

continents with more than 300 employees. The company is divided into four main

business areas:

  1. Trading and custody,

  2. Distribution agreement and rebate collection,

  3. Data and fund information,

  4. Due Diligence / AML & KYC (Global Fund Watch)

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