Michael Baldinger, CEO of RobecoSAM has announced his departure from the group in order to join a New York based asset manager. Reto Schwager takes on his role on an ad interim basis.
Baldinger has been CEO of RobecoSAM since 2011 and has been a member of the group’s Executive Committee since 2009.
Schwager is currently head of Private Equity at RobecoSAM and also a member of the group’s Executive Committee since January 2015. Subject to Finma approval, he will be appointed CEO ad interm as of 15 August 2016.
Albert Gnägi, chairman of the RobecoSAM Board of Directors comments: “The Board of Directors regrets Michael Baldinger’s decision and thanks him for his contributions over the last years. Michael Baldinger, his ExCo colleagues, and all the dedicated specialists at RobecoSAM have built the world’s foremost platform for SI, upon which the firm will continue to build and grow. We wish Michael all the best for his personal and professional future.”