Head of MSCI/Barra steps down

The regional MD role will be broken up among offices as Olivier D''Assier moves on.

Olivier DÆAssier, vice president and Asia-Pacific head of MSCIBarra, has resigned for personal reasons after seven years with the firm. He has run the business from Tokyo since 2003 but has wanted to return to Singapore, where he is a permanent resident and has a family.

The company had suggested he move to Hong Kong to take up a regional product role, but once DÆAssier decided that the lifestyle move to Singapore was more important, MSCIBarra decided not to replace him with a regional position. There is a certain irony in this, because one of his first decisions as regional VP at Barra in Singapore was to close that...

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