Pictet Asset Management has appointed Susanne Haury von Siebenthal as a non-executive director to the board of Pictet Asset Management Holding SA, the Swiss holding company that controls all the asset management entities in the Pictet Group.
Haury von Siebenthal, whose appointment will be made effective in January 2020, has over 30 years' experience in the asset management industry. She has held various senior positions with Credit Suisse and UBS as well as heading institutional asset management at Bank Leu. From 2004 to 2013 she was head of Asset Management and Deputy CEO at the Swiss Federal Pension Fund PUBLICA, which is Switzerland's largest pension fund.
She currently holds several board and investment committee positions at Swiss foundations and pension funds. Most recently she was a non-executive director at BlackRock Asset Management Switzerland AG.
Following her appointment, Pictet Asset Management board will made up of eight members: Renaud de Planta, Chairman of Pictet Asset Management; Laurent Ramsey, CEO of Pictet Asset Management; Xavier Barde, CRO of the Pictet Group; and non-executive directors Massimo Tosato, Richard Heelis, Rolf Banz, Nobel Gulati and Susanne Haury von Siebenthal.
Renaud de Planta, chairman of Pictet Asset Management and senior partner of the Pictet Group, said: "Susanne's extensive experience and deep insights into the institutional asset management industry will certainly contribute strongly in forming Pictet Asset Management's strategy for the future."