Laurent Auchlin (pictured), head of open architecture and executive vice president at Geneva-headquartered private bank Lombard Odier has announced his resignation.
Auchlin lead a 15 person strong team in managing a long-only fund and a fund of hedge funds, managing assets in excess of €7bn for private and institutional clients as well as family offices. His key responsibilities included manager selection, portfolio construction and asset management.
He was been with Lombard Odier for 15 years, starting off in 2000 as deputy head of fund research and multi-management before being appointed to head of open architecture in 2008. Prior to that, he worked as portfolio manager for Credit Suisse.
Philippe Baumann, deputy-head of open architecture has taken over his responsibilities on an ad-interim basis. Auchlin will take on a new role in Zurich as of September 2015, further details will be released in due course.