Lombard Odier Investment Managers appoints Head of Third-Party Distribution for Europe

Lombard Odier Investment Managers (‘Lombard Odier IM’) announces the appointment of Martin Thommen as Head of Third-Party Distribution for Europe as of 1 June 2017.

Martin Thommen joins from UBS Asset Management where he was Head of Wealth Management and Personal Banking Distribution Switzerland. Martin spent over 30 years at UBS where he held a variety of management positions, including Third Party Distribution for UBS Asset Management. Until recently he was a member of the Board of the Swiss Funds & Asset Management Association SFAMA where he was President from 2009-2014.

Martin will be based in Zurich. In this newly created role he will report to Carolina Minio-Paluello, Global Head of Sales and Solutions.

Carolina Minio-Paluello, Global Head of Sales and Solutions, at Lombard Odier IM, comments: “At Lombard Odier IM we seek to re-evaluate and rethink the world around us and have built an innovative and specialist investment offering that helps investors face the challenges created by unprecedented low yields and intervention of central banks.

“In the last twelve months, we have re-positioned our sales and marketing effort to offer our clients a more customised solutions based approach. In doing so, we have been investing in our solutions and distribution teams to build our capabilities in core markets and better service our clients. We are pleased to welcome Martin, who brings a wealth of experience and insight that will be valuable as we grow our third-party distribution business across Europe.”

About Lombard Odier IM
Lombard Odier Investment Managers is the asset management business of the Lombard Odier Group, which has been wholly owned and funded by its partners since its establishment in 1796.

Our independent structure and our partners’ involvement in the day-to-day management of the firm allow us to focus entirely on our clients’ needs, fostering trust and alignment of interest. Throughout our history, we have been rethinking the old and embracing the new in our efforts to help our clients achieve their objectives in a changing world.

We provide a range of investment solutions to a group of clients that are all long-term oriented in their many and diverse ways. Our heritage, and our combination of the best of conservatism and innovation, keeps us well-positioned to create lasting value for our clients. Our investment capabilities span Fixed Income, Convertibles, Equities, Multi-Asset, Alternatives and Impact Investing.

With 128 investment professionals, we are a global business with a network of 13 offices across Europe, Asia and North America and assets under management of 45 billion CHF (as at 31 December 2016).

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