Catella, the Sweden-headquartered financial services provider with AUM of some SEK150bn (€15.7bn) has confirmed the appointment of Josef Mehkri from Bank of America Merrill Lynch to the role of senior client manager in its fund management unit.
Mehkri was a director in the Equities business of BAML and before that spent six years at SEB, responsible for institutional sales. He has also worked for Natixis, Svenska Handelsbanken and Lehman Brothers.
Also announced by Catella is the appointment of Carl Berg via an internal shift from his previous role at Catella Bank. In the fund management unit he will be part of the sales team. He worked in advisory services and discretionary portfolio management at Catella Bank since 2012, as well as being on the bank’s investment committee. Previously, he worked as a stock broker and adviser within the investment team at Skandia.
Berg started his new position at Catella on 1 November, while Mehkri started on 2 January.
Catella operates in 12 European countries, and last reported annual sales of some SEK2bn (€209m). It is listed on NasdaqOMX in Stockholm.