Lombard Odier has appointed a head of independent asset managers in Zurich, the bank has announced.
The newly created role was assigned to Sergej Huber, who joined the firm in the beginning of April 2017. This appointment is part of the firm's push to build up advisory services for external asset managers in the region.
He will be reporting to Yves Delaporte, global head of independent asset managers, and will work closely with Dominique Wohnlich, who is a local managing director in Zurich.
Huber has more than 20 years of experience in the financial industry. Before joining the firm he was an employee at Credit Suisse, where he was performing different functions in the private banking division.
His latest positions at Credit Suisse were as head of investment advisory international and head investment advisory services.
Commenting on the appointment, Wohnlich said Huber will contribute significantly to the build-up of advisory services for independent asset managers in Zurich.
‘Our Zurich-based IAM clients will benefit from his expertise, his versatile and solution-oriented profile, as well as many years of experience.’
Lombard Odier has been advising external asset managers for 30 years and provides clients with a dedicated international offering as well as a worldwide multi-custody platform.