Columbia Threadneedle appoints country head Germany
Columbia Threadneedle Investments, which recently rebranded due to a merger of Threadneedle Investments and Columbia Management, has announced the appointment of Florian Uleer (pictured) as its country head for Germany as of July 2015.
Uleer joins Columbia Threadneedle from Schroders, where he most recently worked as senior sales manager in charge of key intermediary accounts including banks, large asset managers, fund of funds, family offices, platforms and investment consultants across Germany and Luxembourg.
Prior to that, he spent five years at Union Investment Institutional GmbH, where he was responsible for German institutional clients including banks, pension funds and corporations.
Based in Frankfurt, he will report to Gary Collins and Dominik Kremer, co-heads of Distribution EMEA and Latin America at Columbia Threadneedle Investments.
Gary Collins, head of Wholesale Distribution for EMEA and Latin America at Columbia Threadneedle Investments said: “Fresh from having rebranded as Columbia Threadneedle Investments to reflect our global capabilities, I am delighted to welcome Florian Uleer as Country Head for Germany. His appointment confirms our commitment to this important market, one of Europe’s largest.
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