29 September 2017


Bob Kneip, Founder and Chairman of KNEIP, appoints two new board members Jean-Baptiste Douville de Franssu and Michael Jackson

KNEIP is paving the way as leaders of digital transformation in the funds industry, and expanding its team of industry experts is just one of the ways it is doing just that.
Last month Bob Kneip, Founder and Chairman, appointed two new Board of Directors, Jean-Baptiste Douville de Franssu and Michael Jackson, to help KNEIP shape its ongoing vision to be the go to data management and reporting partner to the funds industry via its new innovative online digital platform.

Jean-Baptiste Douville de Franssu is the former Chief Executive Officer at Invesco Continental Europe and Former President of the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA), and brings with him a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the investment space. With his passion for improving the funds industry for investors, Jean-Baptiste will help KNEIP drive its fast paced culture of continuous improvement and development of solutions for its clients.
He continues to be actively involved in the industry and is currently a Board member of La Française, Banque Degroof Petercam, ACOFI and Tages Capital, Chairman of INCIPIT, M&A advisory and consulting firm, and President of the of the Board of Superintendant of l’ Istituto per le Opere di Religione (IOR)

Michael Jackson, former Skype Chief Operations Officer, with over 30 years of experience in the telecom industry, brings with him expertise in scaling companies in the technology space. Michael has been directly involved, and in many cases responsible for, creating and scaling multiple 100 million euro operations, and his key focus is Digital Customer Journey and Transformation.
Michael is also currently a Partner at Mangrove Capital and a Board Member of AXA UK PLC.
With a strong team of experts in the Investment and Technology space coming together, KNEIP is setting the ground stones to disrupt the funds industry.
Mr Kneip comments ‘KNEIP is going through an extraordinary period of digital transformation. We have created an integrated online digital platform with the vision of improving the funds industry for investors, by providing greater efficiencies and transparency for asset managers. We are strengthening the expertise of the Board of Directors to guide KNEIP in the right direction, continuously challenging the status quo and offering invaluable insights.’

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