Lombard Odier Investment Managers (LOIM) has appointed Thomas Breitenmoser as Zurich based head of Sales, covering the expansion of the group’s presence in German speaking Switzerland.
Breitenmoser joins from Zürcher Kantonalbank, where he was head of Asset Management Sales based in Zurich. Before that, he worked among others as head of Institutional Distribution at Swisscanto Asset Management, and spent more than ten years at JP Morgan Asset Management, including a two year period as head of Institutional Clients.
In addition, he has held Zurich based institutional sales roles at Merrill Lynch Investment Management and Credit Suisse.
Reporting to Carolina Minio-Paluello, global head of Sales at LOIM, he will be responsible for overseeing the sales team across the institutional, wholesale and third party distribution channels.
Minio-Paluello, comments: “Switzerland is a mature and sophisticated market and it is important we continue to understand the needs of investors and respond with a serious proposition. Thomas’s appointment demonstrates Lombard Odier IM’s commitment to German speaking Switzerland, and further development of our business.”