MONTREAL, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Presima today announced the appointment of François Forget, CFA, as Executive Vice-President, Global Head of Client Service and Business Development.
François joins the team with over 14 years of professional experience as a portfolio manager, equity research analyst, and, most recently, in product development, client service and business development.
"We are very excited to welcome François, a seasoned professional who is very well-regarded within the investment community. François comes to us from one of the world's largest asset management firms and has significant experience across a range of investment management roles including five years as a portfolio manager," said Peter Zabierek, Presima's Chief Executive Officer.
"As a small boutique manager, we've always focused on delivering the best client service in the world. We're excited that François' mixture of investment and client service experience will help us deliver on this promise."
Prior to joining Presima, François was a Vice President, Business Development and Consultant Relationships with Standard Life Investments in Montreal.
François holds a Master's degree in Finance from HEC Montreal and is a CFA Charterholder.
Notes to editors
Presima is a Montreal-based investment boutique that specializes in the management of global real estate securities on behalf of institutional and other investors. Presima is part of National Australia Bank's (NAB) direct asset management business, NAB Asset Management, which partners with the best of breed investment managers, providing the strength of the NAB Group's resources. Presima has been managing real estate securities portfolios for over 10 years.