Press 12/20/2018

Selina Piening joins ODDO BHF Asset Management as Head of Wholesale Germany & Austria

Selina Piening joins ODDO BHF Asset Management as Head of Wholesale Germany & Austria

17 December 2018, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt am Main, Paris. 

With the appointment of Selina Piening as Head of Wholesale Germany & Austria, ODDO BHF AM confirms its strong commitment to the Distribution market in both countries.

Effective on March 1st 2019 and based in Frankfurt, Selina Piening will be responsible to further develop the wholesale market with a team of currently 4 sales directors in Frankfurt and Düsseldorf. She will take over Matthias Mohr’s responsibilities and will report to Nicolas Chaput, CEO of ODDO BHF Asset Management.

Selina Piening has an in-depth knowledge of the German wholesale market, both for third party distributors and for IFAs, having held various positions in major asset management companies. Most recently, she was Head of Sales Germany & Austria at Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management, responsible for all distribution activities. 

Selina Piening said: “I am looking forward to strengthen the fund business in Germany and Austria for one of the largest independent asset managers in Europe”. 
Nicolas Chaput: "We are delighted to welcome Selina Piening in our team. Thanks to her, we will continue to offer to our distributors, financial advisors and retail clients in Germany and Austria a high quality of services.”

Curriculum vitae of Selina Piening

Until joining ODDO BHF AM, Selina Piening was Head of Sales Germany & Austria at Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management, in charge of all distribution activities with wholesale and institutional clients. Selina Piening joined Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management in May 2011 as Head of Third Party Distribution. Prior to that, she spent eight years at AXA Investment Managers where, as Head of Sales IFA, she spearheaded the expansion of the German retail business. From 2000 to 2003, Selina Piening was sales director at DWS / Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management and jointly responsible for setting up the financial intermediaries sales unit.

Selina Piening holds the CEFA – Certified European Financial Analyst (DVFA) and ISSP – investment specialist for structured products (DVFA) – certifications. In 2013, she was accepted into the highly regarded women’s network for female executives “Generation CEO”.

About ODDO BHF Asset Management

ODDO BHF AM is part of the independent Franco-German financial group ODDO BHF that was founded in 1849. ODDO BHF AM is an independent asset management leader in Europe. The asset management of the ODDO BHF Group comprises ODDO BHF AM GmbH in Germany, ODDO BHF AM SAS and ODDO BHF Private Equity in France, which together manage assets totalling € 61.6 billion. ODDO BHF AM offers its institutional and wholesale clients a unique range of high-performance investment solutions in all main asset classes, i.e. European equities, quantitative strategies, fixed income, multi-asset solutions, private equity and now private debt. On a combined basis, 70% of assets under management are from institutional clients and 30% from distribution partners. The teams operate from investment centers in Dusseldorf, Frankfurt and Paris with additional locations in Luxembourg, Milan, Geneva, Stockholm, Madrid, Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi and Zurich. ODDO BHF AM puts the long-term support of its clients at the heart of its priorities. Its independence allows its teams to be responsive, flexible and innovative in order to constantly find solutions tailored to the customers’ needs.


ODDO BHF is an independent Franco-German financial services group, with a history stretching back over 160 years. It was created from the alliance of a French family-owned business built up by five generations of stockbrokers and a German bank specialising in Mittelstand companies. With 2,300 employees (1,300 in Germany and 1,000 in France and Tunisia), and more than 100 billion euros in assets under management, ODDO BHF operates in three main businesses, based on significant investment in market expertise: private banking, asset management and corporate and investment banking. The Group has a specific ownership structure as 60% of its capital is held by the Oddo family and 30% by employees. This “partnership” ethos guarantees the long-term involvement of its teams. In 2017, ODDO BHF generated net banking income of 591 million euros, and at 31 December 2017, the Group had over 844 million euros of shareholders' equity.

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