Vontobel Asset Management has strengthened its presence in North America with the appointment of Jeffrey Klepacki as head of Intermediary Distribution.
This newly created role reinforces Vontobel's commitment to its client segment based in North America.
Klepacki, who has more than 25 years of distribution experience in multi-product asset management, will lead the intermediary sales team. He joins Vontobel from Aberdeen Standard Investments, where he was head of Distribution - Americas. Prior to that, he held senior-level positions in distribution at American Funds Distributors, Delaware Investments and Allianz Global Investors.
"Klepacki brings a disciplined and client-focused mindset that supports our commitment to providing tailored and sustainable solutions to investors," said Thomas Wittwer, chief executive officer of Vontobel Asset Management, US. "As we continue to expand our footprint in North America by offering products that suit the needs of our clients, Klepacki's deep expertise across asset classes will be an integral part of our multi-boutique strategy."