Xavier Guillon, CEO of Oyster Funds has announced his resignation in order to join Geneva-based asset manager Decalia.
Guillon has been CEO of Oyster, the fund offering of Swiss Banque Syz since 2010. Overall, he spent eight years at Banque SYZ.
He will now join Decalia Asset Management, which was founded last year by Alfredo Piacentini, cofounder & former partner of Banque SYZ & CO & Rodolfo de Benedetti, executive chairman of industrial conglomerate CIR group.
Moreno Volpi, head of corporate communications at SYZ , said: “SYZ Group and Xavier Guillon decided by common agreement to separate their professional activity a few months ago. Since then, a new replacement has already been appointed and will start at the latest on 1 September. An announcement will be done in due course”.