Annabelle Bryde, currently chief of staff Global UHNW at UBS, will join the Vontobel Wealth Management leadership team on 1 July 2019 and assume market responsibility for the Anglo-Saxon region, including Scandinavia.
In her new position at Vontobel, Bryde will also become a member of the executive board of Vontobel Wealth Management under the leadership of Georg Schubiger.
Vontobel Swiss Wealth Adivsors AG will continue to be managed by Patrice Humbel. Vontobel Swiss Wealth Advisors AG (VSWA) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the listed Swiss family company Vontobel Holding AG. VSWA is an SEC-registered asset manager with client advisory teams in New York, Geneva, and Zurich. In the Canadian provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Quebec, VSWA is an Exempt International Advisor.
Last autumn, Vontobel announced the acquisition of the US asset management portfolio of Lombard Odier. Lombard Odier and Vontobel also entered into a cooperation agreement under which Lombard Odier will recommend Vontobel as the preferred partner for US wealth management clients seeking a highly qualified, SEC-registered Swiss wealth manager.
Clients from the UK and Scandinavia will served by Wealth Management expert teams in Zurich.
Bryde, started her career with UBS in Corporate Finance in the mid-1990s. At the turn of the century, she switched into Wealth Management, first in London and then in Zurich. From 2006 to 2008, Bryde was head of UBS Wealth Management International USA in New York. From 2009, she continued her career in leading positions at UBS in Switzerland in the business with international wealth management clients.