NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)–Alternative Asset Advisors, the fund of funds division of Swiss bank SYZ & Co., added several people to its marketing and sales force, to cover regions that the firm previously did not focus on.
Andr? Bachmann was named senior vice-president to 3A’s Zurich sales team, to enhance its presence in the German-speaking part of Switzerland, Germany and Austria. Karin Urweider is another newcomer to the group. As assistant vice president, she will work on sales and marketing in the same territory.
In addition, S?bastian Plusa joined SYZ’s unit in Geneva to lead sales efforts aimed at institutional and high-net-worth investors in Scandinavia, Benelux and central Europe.
Previously, he was employed by Deutsche Bank and Barep, the alternative investment arm of Soci?t? G?n?rale, where he focused on Nordic and central European institutional investors.
Mr. Bachmann’s past positions include vice president at Credit Suisse and general manager at Invesco Switzerland. Ms. Urweider has worked for Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie in Zurich as marketer to German financial intermediaries.