Geneva-founded Mirabaud Asset Management (Mirabaud AM) has appointed Elena Villalba as head of sales for Iberia and LatAm.
Villalba, who will be responsible for leading the business development across all investor segments in Spain, Portugal and LatAm, joins Mirabaud AM from MerchBanc, where she was head of business development. Prior to that, she was deputy general manager at Banco Madrid for five years.
With over 20 years’ experience, Villalba has built her career at firms such as Credit Suisse and American Express, and also at boutiques like Focus Capital Ltd – where she was founding partner and co-CIO.
Bertrand Bricheux, global head of Sales and Marketing said: “Over the past five years, Mirabaud Asset Management has established a strong presence in the Iberian wholesale and institutional market. With Elena Villalba’s experience and dedication to the business, we are confident we will take Mirabaud Asset Management to the next level in Spain and Portugal by continuing to expand our investment solutions and our reach to clients.”
Elena Villalba added: “Mirabaud Asset Management remains focused and specialised in active management where it follows its conviction-based approach and passion for in¬vesting; it is exciting to join the team at a moment where every individual is empowered to make a difference.
Mirabaud AM has also announced that Raimundo Martín is leaving the company while Antonio Rodríguez will be reporting from now on to the new Iberia head of sales Elena Villalba.