François Leyss, currently chief operating officer (COO) of Mirabaud Asset Management, has been appointed as COO of the Mirabaud Group. He will take up his new position on 1 March 2020.
Leyss' future duties will include overseeing IT, Operations and Trading activities for all of the Mirabaud Group's business lines (Wealth Management, Asset Management and Securities).
A member of management for Mirabaud Asset Management since 2012, Leyss has played a key role in the institutionalisation of this business line for all areas of support (IT, Operations, Trading, Reporting, Fund Supervision and Administration and Project Management), contributing to the business development.
The managing partners have appointed Raphaël Ducret to replace Leyss as the new COO of Mirabaud Asset Management. As the head of Organisation at Mirabaud since 2016, Ducret has helped strengthen and develop the Group and has been directly involved in the management of numerous operational projects for Mirabaud Asset Management, alongside Leyss. He will take up his new position on 1 March 2020.