Geneva-headquartered Syz Asset Management has appointed Marco Orsi as country head of Sales for Italy.
Based in Milan and reporting to Syz AM’s head of Business Development Florent Guy-Ducrot, Orsi will be responsible for promoting various investment solutions, including Oyster funds, among Italian institutional clients and asset managers.
Orsi joins from Investec AM where as a sales director, he was in charge of the development of fund distribution and that of the institutional client segment, with the mission of building an Italian franchise.
It is understood Syz’s offering in investment funds and discretionary mandates will be further extended in the Italian market.
Syz AM has around €800m in assets under management in Italy. Total AUM reached €15.9bn as of 30 June 2016.