AB strengthens Swiss distribution team

Ridhima Sharma
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AB strengthens Swiss distribution team

AllianceBernstein (AB) has appointed Peter Leffler as director, Swiss Sales. In his role he will be responsible for expanding AB's relationships with financial intermediaries in Switzerland, reporting to Martin Dilg, head of Wholesale Distribution, DACH.

In his new position, Leffler will be responsible developing close relationships with financial intermediaries in the region to help the firm develop and deliver customized investment solutions for and with our client that are tailored to their needs.

Leffler joins with over 23 years industry experience most recently at JP Morgan Asset Management as a senior client advisor executive director. There he was responsible for fund distribution, focusing on the key accounts including universal banks, private banks and independent asset managers. He has held previous positions at Swiss & Global Asset Management, UBS and Julius Baer.

"The DACH region continues to be a key market in EMEA with a sophisticated client base with a growing interest across a wide range of products and solutions", Martin Dilg, head of Wholesale for DACH for AllianceBernstein in EMEA, commented. "In the current market environment, investors expect advice based on real investment expertise and broad-based knowledge. With Leffler we have found an expert who has the right technical understanding as well as a consistent focus on distribution."