Jean-Francois was hired by Unicredit to define the fund selection process and build a team of fund selectors from scratch. He did a fantastic job as the fund selection process he defined is still in place and it allowed Unicredit to win the price as best Italian fund selector in 2018. Jean Francois established a very structured selection process that has proven to be very sound and robust in all different markets phases and, thanks to his work and ability to select the right people, Unicredit Fund Selection team is well respected by asset managers and clients.Last but not least, Jean Francois has a very nice personality, a very interesting person to work with thanks to his wide knowledge of the industry.
Jean-François brings strategic clarity and leadership combined with a collaborative mindset.
He is adept at navigating with skill and sensitivity in complex organisations and looks for solutions that build successfully on different stakeholders’ contributions.
He has great cross-cultural experience and wears his seniority and substantial knowledge lightly which makes him fun to be around.
Jean-François brings a breadth of experience and expertise that is rare in our industry today, combining the deep understanding of what fund selectors need in an increasingly complex investment environment, with the forensic focus on product strategy and governance. Rarer still, he is a kind and generous man.
Mr Hautemulle was crucial in building the Emea product strategy team, helping to grow it from three to eight employees and significantly expanding its coverage across the firm’s product range. His strong talent recruitment leaves in place a robust team.
Working with Jean-Francois was a fantastic educational into how to truly make your investment strategies stand out from the rest of the pack. He brings a wealth of experience around how to identify your closest competitors, how to communicate effectively with internal business partners and how to put all this in the right process framework to set yourself up for marketing success.
Jean-François is very professional, his expertise and experience are widely recognised as his ability to work in a Team, focusing on synergies and efficiency. A pleasure and an honor to work with Jean- François.