RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM) has appointed Roland Schmidt as director of EMEA Business Development. Based in Frankfurt, Schmidt will be focused on the distribution of RBC GAM investment strategies, helping to build and expand RBC GAM’s presence in the German institutional market.
Schmidt joins the RBC team with more than 20 years of institutional sales experience. In his previous role at Carmignac Gestion, he was head of Institutional and Wholesale for Germany and Austria for four years. In addition, he has also held roles at Fidelity Investments, Baring Asset Management and M&G Investments.
Globally, the RBC GAM group of companies manages more than $330bn in assets and has approximately 1,400 employees located across Canada, US, Europe and Asia.