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29 September 2021

GAM appoints Mary Murphy as Head of Global Consultant Relations

GAM Investments today announced the appointment of Mary Murphy in the newly created role of Head of Global Consultant Relations. Mary will report to Jill Barber, Global Head of Institutional Solutions, and will be responsible for building strategic relationships with both global and UK local consultants, covering our full range of investment capabilities as GAM looks to expand its business through this channel.

Mary joins from BlackRock where she had responsibility for leading some of BlackRock’s largest strategic investment consultant relationships. Mary had previously been a Client Director of UK Institutional business at GAM until 2016 and has held a number of roles in other asset management firms over a 15-year career in the industry.

Jill Barber, Global Head of Institutional Solutions, said “I am delighted to welcome Mary back to GAM in this important new role. The continued growth of our institutional business is a key strategic priority for us. Mary brings a wealth of knowledge and consultant relations experience to this role. In collaboration with our regional distribution teams I am confident that she will broaden and deepen our relationships with consultants, helping us to better service the needs of our growing client base.” 

Mary Murphy, Head of Global Consultant Relations, said “I’m thrilled to be returning to GAM in this role as the firm looks to execute on the next phase of its growth strategy. I look forward to bringing the best of GAM to our clients.”

For further information please contact:
Charles Naylor
Global Head of Communications and Investor Relations
T +44 20 7917 2241
Media Relations
Ute Dehn Christen
T+41 58 426 31 36
Media Relations
Kathryn Jacques
T +44 20 7393 8699
Investor Relations
Jessica Grassi
T +41 58 426 31 37


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About GAM

GAM is a leading independent, pure-play asset manager. The company provides active investment solutions and products for institutions, financial intermediaries and private investors. The core investment business is complemented by private labelling services, which include management company and other support services to third-party asset managers. GAM employed 652 FTEs in 15 countries with investment centres in London, Cambridge, Zurich, Hong Kong, New York, Milan and Lugano as at 30 June 2021. The investment managers are supported by an extensive global distribution network. Headquartered in Zurich, GAM is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange with the symbol ‘GAM’. The Group has AuM of CHF 126.0 billion1 (USD 136.3 billion) as at 30 June 2021.

Including CHF 22.8 billion of AuM (as at 30 June 2021) related to the redemption of a client which was communicated on 26 January 2021. The majority of AuM is expected to be transferred in the second half of 2021.

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