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Based in Paris, Xavier Hoche is chief operating officer for the Trading and Securities Financing division at AXA Investment Managers.
He coordinates operational activities for equities, fixed income, foreign
exchange, listed derivatives, over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives, repo and
stock lending trading.
The past year has seen Hoche’s involvement in establishing new and
enhanced trading systems across all asset classes, including OTC derivatives.
He played a key role in overseeing the implementation of European
Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) obligations at AXA IM.
Hoche has been in his current role since June 2010. Before that he
spent six years as business coordinator.
Prior to joining AXA Investment Managerst, Hoche spent five years as
Barclays Capital’s head of product control for the fixed income trading
desk, two years as product controller for the commodities trading desk at
UBS and two years at Elf Trading SA as middle-officer for the commodities
His career started in 1992 as part of Société Générale’s capital markets
team. He graduated with a degree in Economics from ENSIMAG (Ecole
Nationale Supérieure d’Informatique et de Mathématiques Appliquées de
Grenoble) and obtained a Master’s degree in International Finance from
HEC Paris. Hoche’s priorities for 2016 are EMIR and Mifid II.
Married with two daughters aged seven and three, outside of work
Hoche enjoys running.
His favourite place is Saint-Malo in Brittany and it was in Brittany
where he’s completed some of his most impressive runs including a
23km trail run around the Guerlédan lake and a 56km trail run around the
Morbihan gulf. n
Chief operating officer,
Trading and Securities
AXA Investment Managers
1993 – 1994
Ecole Nationale Supérieure
d’Informatique et de
Mathématiques Appliquées de
1990 – 1993