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Press Release

9 September 2021

GAM Investment Management Switzerland appoints Stefan Kern as Client Director

GAM Investment Management (Switzerland) today announced the appointment of Stefan Kern as Client Director - Institutional business for clients in German-speaking Switzerland. Stefan will be based at GAM's head office in Zurich and will report to Daniel Durrer, Head of Sales CEMEA.

In this role, Stefan Kern will be responsible for growing and servicing the institutional market in German-speaking Switzerland. With his longstanding experience in institutional asset management, he will significantly strengthen GAM's distribution expertise in the institutional client segment and help intensify the development of client service and relationship management.
Stefan Kern joins GAM from AXA Investment Managers Switzerland, where he played a key role in building up institutional asset management as Senior Institutional Sales Manager from 2010. Prior to that, he spent four years at Swiss Life Asset Management as Senior Client Relationship Manager in the same function.

Daniel Durrer, Head of Sales CEMEA at GAM, said: "I am delighted that we have been able to recruit with Stefan such an experienced client relationship manager for GAM, who is highly regarded in the financial industry. He will be a great asset to the team. The appointment of Stefan demonstrates our commitment to further expand and grow our institutional business in the Swiss market with our differentiated, actively managed investment solutions."

Upcoming events:
21 October 2021 Q3 2021 Interim Management Statement
17 February 2022 Full Year Results 2021
20 April 2022 Q1 2022 Interim Management Statement
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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.

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The information in this document is given for information purposes only and does not qualify as investment advice. Opinions and assessments contained in this document may change and reflect the point of view of GAM in the current economic environment. No liability shall be accepted for the accuracy and completeness of the information. Past performance is no indicator for the current or future development. There is no guarantee that objectives will be achieved.

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.