29 November 2021
GAM Investment Management (Switzerland) appoints Christian Lorenz as Client Director
GAM Investment Management (Switzerland) today announced the appointment of Christian Lorenz as Client Director - Institutional business for French-speaking Switzerland. Christian Lorenz will be based at GAM's office in Geneva and will report to Daniel Durrer, Head of Distribution CEMEA.
In this role, Christian Lorenz will be responsible for servicing and deepening institutional client relationships in the French-speaking market of Switzerland. Christian Lorenz joins GAM from Edmond de Rothschild (Suisse), where he was most recently Head of Sales for the DACH region. His deep experience in wealth and institutional asset management will further enhance GAM's distribution capabilities and will help strengthen and further develop client relationships.
Christian Lorenz worked for Edmond de Rothschild in Geneva for more than twenty years, including as Chairman of the Executive Board of Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management (Suisse) SA, member of the Board of Directors of Edmond de Rothschild Real Estate SICAV and nine years on the Board of Trustees of the company's pension fund. Prior to that, he was Head of Institutional Sales for the DACH region at Compagnie Benjamin de Rothschild. He holds a Master of Arts from the University of St. Gall (HSG).
Daniel Durrer, Head of Distribution CEMEA at GAM, said: «I am very pleased that we have been able to recruit Christian to GAM with his broad background in asset management. He is highly regarded in the industry and has a strong network in the French speaking part of Switzerland. Christian’s appointment underlines our commitment to further expand and grow our institutional business in the Swiss market, supported by our distinctive actively managed investment 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 employed 652 FTEs in 14 countries with investment centres in London, Cambridge, Zurich, Hong Kong, New York, Milan, and Lugano as at 30 June 2020. 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 103 billion (USD 110.4 billion) as at 30 September 2021.
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