JP Morgan Asset Management has appointed François Pirrello as senior client adviser and managing director in Geneva. He will report to Nicolas Deblauwe, who is responsible for the Benelux, Geneva and Ticino regions, JP Morgan Asset Management.
Pirrello will be responsible for business development and the advancement of client relations for professional investors in the French-speaking part and Italian-speaking part of Switzerland.
He will manage a team of five fund marketing specialists, including senior sales executive Sophie Courmont Vezon.
Prior to joining JP Morgan Asset Management, Pirrello spent 13 years at Pictet Asset Management as regional head of Sales in Switzerland servicing financial institutions, third party clients, insurances and family offices. Previously, he served in various roles at Standard & Poor’s and Credit Suisse.
We are pleased to welcome Francois. His experience in the funds industry, extensive knowledge of the Swiss marketplace and background in business development will enhance our Geneva team,” said Nicolas Deblauwe.
“Switzerland remains an integral marketplace for JP Morgan Asset Management. Francois’ appointment enables us to continue to provide exceptional client service across the investment spectrum.”