Chief Operating Officer and Chief Client Officer
Laurent Seyer has served as MSCI’s Chief Operating Officer since October 2017 and Chief Client Officer since 2016. As Chief Operating Officer and Chief Client Officer, Laurent manages the Company’s sales, marketing, client relationship management and client service teams globally. He previously served as the Global Head of Client Coverage from 2014 to 2016. Laurent is an Executive Officer of the firm and a member of MSCI’s Executive Committee.
Laurent joined MSCI in December 2014 from AXA Investment Managers LLC, where he served most recently as global head of the client group. Previously, he held a series of leadership posts with Société Générale throughout 24 years with the firm, including serving from 2006 to 2012 as CEO of Lyxor Asset Management.
Laurent holds a master’s degree from Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Paris where he studied law and economics.