Amundi today (2 November) announced the appointment of Ziad Sikias as Chief Executive Officer of Amundi in the Middle East, Africa and Central Asia.

Prior to this new role Ziad Sikias was head of sales covering Central Asia, Africa and Central & Eastern Europe since 2017. 

He has over 20 years' experience developing business with public institutions in the Middle East, Central Asia, Europe, Africa and the US.

Having joined Amundi in 2001 as investment advisor, in charge of Middle East institutional clients, he moved to Amundi's Abu Dhabi office in 2005, initially as Deputy Head before being appointed Head of the Gulf Region in 2008. He returned to Paris to develop business with institutions in Europe and Central Asia in 2011.

He holds a Masters Degree in Management from the Paris-Dauphine University and a Masters Degree in technical finance from French business school ESSEC.