29 January 2020
GAM expands distribution team with new hire for its wholesale business in Australia
GAM Investments today announced the appointment of Ryan Crewe as manager – key accounts. Ryan is based in Sydney and will report to Alex Zaika, managing director for Australia.
In this new role, Ryan will be responsible for developing GAM’s distribution efforts in the wealth advisory market in Australia. His appointment will further expand GAM’s local presence and deepen GAM’s relationships with Australian private wealth advisers.
His appointment coincides with the expansion of GAM’s local product offering to include GAM Systematic Core Macro and Commodity Trade Finance. These differentiated strategies will complement GAM’s established local offerings, GAM Systematic Alternative Risk Premia and Insurance Linked Securities, which continue to see positive momentum.
Ryan joins GAM from Pengana Capital, where he was lead business development manager for New South Wales (NSW) and New Zealand. Prior to that, Ryan worked at BlackRock, where he was responsible for distribution across NSW and the Australian Capital Territory.
Alex Zaika, managing director for Australia, said: “Ryan’s appointment will further support GAM’s growth in the Australian wealth advisory market. He has an excellent reputation and has worked with sophisticated advisers who are demanding differentiated, institutional grade solutions.”
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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 employs around 850 people in 14 countries with investment centres in London, Cambridge, Zurich, Hong Kong, New York, Milan and Lugano. The investment managers are supported by an extensive global distribution network. The Group has AuM of CHF 135.7 billion (USD 136.1 billion) as at 30 September 2019.
Headquartered in Zurich, GAM is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange with the symbol ‘GAM’.
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