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. 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Mona Dohle
Mona Dohle speaks German and Dutch, she is DACH & Benelux Correspondent for InvestmentEurope. Prior to that, she worked as a journalist in Egypt and Palestine. She started her career as a journalist working for a local German newspaper. Mona graduated with an MSc in Development Studies from SOAS and has completed the CISI Certificate in International Wealth and Investment Management.

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