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Press Release

28 May 2024

GAM appoints Daniel Durrer as Head of Switzerland Distribution

GAM Investments announces the appointment of Daniel Durrer as Head of Switzerland Distribution reporting to Rossen Djounov, Global Head of Client Solutions with immediate effect.

GAM is excited to welcome back Daniel. His return is a testament to his belief in GAM's new strategic direction, leadership, and its unwavering commitment to excellence and providing access to great investment talent for its clients.

With nearly two decades of experience at GAM, Daniel played a key role in growing the firm's assets under management across Continental Europe. Daniel’s deep understanding of our Swiss clients will be invaluable as we continue to implement GAM’s strategy. Daniel joins GAM from an independent asset manager, where he was Head of Global Fund Distribution since January 2023.

Daniel will be responsible for client relationships and business development across Switzerland and Liechtenstein together with his team, based in Zurich and Geneva, focused on institutional and wholesale clients.

GAM continues to build out and strengthen its global distribution capabilities, with further new hires to be announced in future weeks.

Rossen Djounov, Global Head of Client Solutions at GAM, said: "We are delighted to have Daniel back with us. His deep industry knowledge, proven leadership, and passion for providing clients with access to top-tier investment talent are invaluable as we move forward with our strategy. Daniel's return is a clear endorsement of our vision for the future of GAM."

Daniel Durrer, incoming Head of Switzerland Distribution, shared his motivation for re-joining GAM: "My decision to return to GAM was driven by my confidence in the firm's new direction under its renewed leadership. The forward-looking strategy, exciting new products in the pipeline, and, most importantly, the access to both existing and new top-tier investment talent, convinced me that now is the ideal time to come back. GAM has always been at the forefront of delivering exceptional value and investment products to its clients, and I'm thrilled to contribute to its continued success and growth."


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About GAM

GAM is an independent investment manager that is listed in Switzerland. Total assets under management were CHF 63.8 billion as of 31 December 2023, with Investment Management at CHF 19.3 billion and Fund Management Services at CHF 44.7 billion. As of 31 January 2024, Fund Management Services were successfully transferred to the Carne Group. GAM has global distribution with offices in 14 countries and is geographically diverse with clients in almost every continent. Headquartered in Zurich, GAM Investments was founded in 1983 and its registered office is at Hardstrasse 201 Zurich, 8037 Switzerland.

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