DJE Kapital AG has appointed Christian Janas as head of Asset Management, effective January 2019. Janas will replace Markus Küppers, who left the company at the end of June 2018.
As a member of the extended management board, Janas will be responsible for the entire asset management business with locations in Pullach, Frankfurt and Cologne. The digital asset management of DJE Solidvest will also fall under his jurisdiction. He will report to Jan Ehrhardt, deputy chairman of the board at DJE Kapital.
Janas has more than 20 years of experience in securities strategy and management, marketing and asset and wealth management. Most recently, since 2013, he has been executive director of Wealth Management for the Bavarian region of UBS Europe (formerly UBS Deutschland AG).
Prior to that, he held various positions at UBS Deutschland AG since 2007, including deputy branch manager and member of the Bayern executive board. Between 1992 and 2007, Janas held a number of positions at HypoVereinsbank AG, including head of Private Banking at the Altstadt branch in Munich and divisional director Asset Management for the Private Customers and Private Banking division of the South Region.