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Press Release

Friday, March 12, 2010

GAM Holding Ltd. nominates Diego du Monceau for election to the Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of GAM Holding Ltd. is pleased to announce that Diego du Monceau has agreed to be nominated at the Annual General Meeting on 13 April 2010 as a prospective new member of the Board.

A Belgian national (b. 1949), Diego du Monceau's career has included positions with White Weld, Merrill Lynch and Swiss Bank Corporation. Between 1985 and 2002 Diego du Monceau held various positions within the GIB Group in Belgium, notably as Managing Director (1988-1991), Chief Executive Officer (1991-1997), Co-Chief Executive Officer (1997-1999) and Vice Chairman (1999-2002). From 1990 to 2002 Diego du Monceau was the Vice Chairman of Quick Restaurants, from 1996 to 2001 he was the Chairman of GIB Immo (Belgium), and from 1988 to 2002 he was the Chairman of Brico (DIY stores). He was, additionally, a Director at JP Morgan Investment Funds (Luxembourg) from 1992 to 2001. Diego du Monceau is currently an independent member of the Board of Directors of several European companies and certain non profit organisations. In 1993 he was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of ING Belgium SA (serving as Chairman of the Audit Committee from 2000 to date), and since 2004 has been a member of the Board of Directors of Kredietbank Luxembourgeoise (KBL).

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Notes to Editors

About GAM Holding Ltd.

GAM Holding Ltd. is an independent, well-diversified asset management business, with a focus on the manufacturing and distribution of investment products and services.

GAM Holding Ltd. is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and a component of the Swiss Leader Index (SLI) and the Swiss Market Index Mid (SMIM) with the symbol "GAM". GAM Holding Ltd. has Group assets under management of CHF 114 billion as at the end of December 2009. It employs over 1,000 staff in more than 13 countries and 16 locations, including Zurich (head office), Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Dubai, Dublin, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Luxembourg, Milan, New York and Tokyo.

Further information and copies of the 2009 financial statements can be found