GAM Holding AG has proposed the election of Katia Coudray, Jacqui Irvine and Monika Machon as new members of the Board of Directors, subject to customary regulatory approval.
Hugh Scott-Barrett is proposed for re-election as chairman, and Benjamin Meuli, Nancy Mistretta and David J. Jacob as members of the Board of Directors.
Katia Coudray was CEO of Syz Asset Management, a position she held from 2015 to 2018. Prior to that, she was head of Investment and head of Product Development at Syz Group. Before joining Syz in 2011, Coudray was head of the Multi-Management and Innovation Platform at Union Bancaire Privée for ten years, and worked at other financial institutions in the fund area before that.
Jacqui Irvine was group general counsel and company secretary of Janus Henderson Group until 2018. She held the same role at Henderson Group, which she joined in 1996, from 2011 until the merger with Janus Capital Group in 2017.
Monika Machon was a senior vice president and treasurer at AIG from 2013 to 2016. Prior to that, she held other senior positions within the AIG group, which she joined in 1998, including chief investment officer and global head of Asset Management, head of Fixed Income and CEO of AIG Investments Europe. Before joining AIG, Machon held banking and investment positions at various financial institutions in the US and the UK.
The three nominated Board members will replace Diego du Monceau, Ezra S. Field and Monica Mächler, who have decided not to stand for re-election at the upcoming AGM scheduled for 8 May 2019. Hugh Scott-Barrett, Benjamin Meuli, Nancy Mistretta and David J. Jacob are standing for re-election as chairman and members of the Board of Directors, respectively.