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Exclusive: Allianz GI Switzerland heads to exit

Exclusive: Allianz GI Switzerland heads to exit

Marcel Salzmann, Allianz Global Investors’ Switzerland country head, is set to leave the company, Citywire Switzerland has learned.

Christian Leger, currently head of wholesale for Switzerland, will replace him in that role. Leger joined the firm in April after more than 16 years with Capital Group.

Salzmann’s successor in the role of head of institutional will be announced in the coming weeks.

Mathieu Vinson, the head of wholesale business for Romandy and Ticino, will leave the company by the end of the year. Mathias Peter will take over his role from 1 January 2019. Peter has previously worked at Lombard Odier, Capital Group and Banque CIC.

A spokesperson for the company has confirmed the two departures.

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