RBC Dexia Investor Services has appointed Mauro Dognini as managing director for Italy, subject to regulatory approval. He will report to Tony Johnson, global head, sales and distribution. Dognini will be responsible for local market strategy, leading the company’s integrated sales, relationship and strategic client management model in Italy. He will also chair RBC Dexia’s Italian Management Committee and oversee local regulatory relationships.
Dognini joins RBC Dexia from BNP Paribas Securities Services where he was global head of asset managers and asset owners solutions, based in Paris. Prior to this, he was deputy general manager for BNP Paribas Securities Services Italy for more than a decade.
“Italy is a leading European fund market undergoing important structural changes which offer significant opportunities for RBC Dexia’s proven expertise in both onshore and offshore markets,” said Tony Johnson, global head, sales and distribution. “We welcome Mauro to the team and look forward to his contribution as we consolidate our leading market position in Italy.”
Dognini replaces Paride Amiotti who retires from RBC Dexia in May leaving an outstanding legacy from his many years with the company, including the successful acquisition and integration of UBI Banca’s depositary activities.