La Financière de l’Echiquier bolsters its commercial organisation for Benelux


Paris, 23 November 2016

La Financière de l’Echiquier (LDFE) announces the arrival of Katherine Haesaerts as Business Development Manager for Benelux. She will form a team and work in tandem with Katya Torfs, CFA. Katherine and Katya are tasked with bolstering the company’s presence in the Benelux markets. They will also spearhead the initial phase of LFDE’s business development in Scandinavia.

“Katherine’s arrival marks another step forward in reinforcing the commercial organisation we have been building in Europe over the last two years.” commented Didier Le Menestrel, Chairman-CEO of La Financière de l’Echiquier. “After opening offices in Italy, Germany and Switzerland, La Financière de l’Echiquier continues to bolster its sales teams through the addition of high quality professionals. These enhancements will strengthen our presence in the field based on greater proximity with our customers.”

LFDE has been present in Benelux for the last 10 years, with assets under management today amounting to €500 million for this region.


About Katherine Haesaerts

With a degree in economics from the Catholic University of Leuven, University of Liège and Sapienza University of Rome, Katherine has more than 10 years of front office experience.  She began her career with Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking as a member of the financial engineering team for Benelux, followed by the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) unit. Before joining LFDE, for the last four years Katherine was responsible for structured products sales for Benelux and marketing manager for the Netherlands.


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