Swisscanto appoints Peterhans from UBS
Swiss asset manager Swisscanto has appointed Jan Peterhans as global head of equity portfolios.
Peterhans (pictured) will join the company on September 1 from UBS, where he spent over 10 years as portfolio manager.
Since 2007, Peterhans was global head of socially responsible investment equities at the Swiss bank.
At Swisscanto, he will leverage on his experience in socially responsible investments, implementing United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment within the group.
Swisscanto has CHF 52.8bn under management, with 390 employees and international offices in London, Frankfurt, Milan and Luxemburg.