EUROPE - Global Asset Management (GAM), a division of UBS Asset Management (UBSAM), has strengthened its institutional division with the appointment of Joanna Thompson as a director for Europe.
Thompson will be responsible for promoting GAM’s institutional operation in the French-speaking regions of Europe. She will also work closely with UBSAM to further develop the Group’s sales and marketing activities in Geneva, France and Benelux.
Thompson joins GAM from the Fortis Group where she was head of institutional marketing support and client services.
By Janet Du Chenne
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