RBC appoints Pascal Thorens as managing director Switzerland
Royal Bank of Canada Investor Treasury Services (RBC Investor & Treasury Services) today announced the appointment of Pascal Thorens as managing director Switzerland.
Thorens will cover business development and regulatory relationships, as well as overall management of RBC Investor and Treasury Services’ activities in the country.
He has more than twenty years of experience in the financial sector and has previously worked as head of sales and distribution and member of the asset management executive committee for Clariden Leu Asset Management. Prior to that, he held a senior positions at Nordea, Credit Suisse and UBS.
Based in Zurich, Thorens will report to Sébastien Danloy, RBC’s managing director Europe & Offshore.
Commenting on the recent appointment, Danloy stresses: “Pascal’s considerable experience in the industry, together with the depth of his relationships with asset managers, will greatly benefit our service and value proposition for institutional clients across the region.”
Thorens replaces Marco Siero, who will relocate to Luxembourg to take up new responsibilities for RBC’s client service across Europe.