Swiss investment management company Decalia Asset Management has appointed Bernhard Utiger as region head for the development of its asset management business in German-speaking Switzerland.
Utiger replaces Claudia Eftimie who will take on new challenges.
Decalia started to tackle the Swiss-German market in 2017 and, through this new hire, underlines its strong commitment to the region. In just a few years, Decalia has begun to establish itself as an innovation leader by launching thematic strategies and private market solutions that successfully capture promising long-term investment trends.
Utiger has more than 18 years of experience in fund distribution and sales covering German-speaking Switzerland. Over his career, he has developed a strong expertise in setting up and implementing fund distribution strategies for a wide range of professional clients, including independent asset managers, family offices, banks and financial institutions. Before joining Decalia, he worked in different management and senior sales roles at leading investment firms, such as Vontobel Investment Banking, Flossbach von Storch, JP Morgan Asset Management and Julius Baer Asset Management.