Threadneedle appoints institutional sales director in Switzerland
Threadneedle Investments has announced the appointment of Noël Luchena as sales director Institutional Clients based in its Swiss team in Zurich.
He joins from Credit Suisse where he spent 15 years and the last 13 years working as a relationship manager with institutional clients. Luchena was responsible for a portfolio of clients amounting to around CHF9bn assets under management/ advisory at Credit Suisse.
Luchena also has a good knowledge of alternative investments (derivatives, commodities and hedge fund beta strategies) having been involved in an international assignment at Credit Suisse Asset Management in New York in 2011, Credit Suisse said.
Christian Trixl, Threadneedle’s head of Swiss Distribution commented: “I am delighted to welcome Noël to our Swiss team. He has a proven track record managing institutional clients and his appointment will strengthen our presence amongst Swiss pension funds.”