New leadership at Vontobel in Hamburg
Effective October 1, 2019, Christian U. Rose will take over the leadership of the Vontobel Wealth Management Hamburg branch from Volker Schwarz. After eight years, Volker Schwarz will hand over the responsibility at his own request in order to be able to focus entirely on serving Vontobel's Wealth Management clients in the future.
Vontobel has been serving its clients as an internationally active wealth manager with Swiss roots for more than 10 years with an experienced team in the Hanseatic city. Under the new leadership of Christian U. Rose, the team in Hamburg will be further expanded.
With Christian U. Rose, Vontobel has attracted a wealth management expert who has learnt how to advise wealthy clients from scratch and who has strong roots in the region. The graduate in business administration began his career in private banking at Hamburger Sparkasse AG, where he also successfully completed his training as a banker. In 2010, Christian U. Rose joined Sal. Oppenheim jr. & Cie. as Deputy Head of the Northern German branch in Hamburg. Most recently, he headed the Northern German wealth management team of M. M. Warburg & Co in Hamburg.
Wealth management is one of the growth drivers of Vontobel's business in Germany. Last year, Wealth Management grew both in terms of assets under management and revenues. To support future growth, the advisory teams in Munich and Hamburg were further strengthened.
"With Christian U. Rose as the new head of our Northern German wealth management team, we are underlining our commitment to continued future growth. Hamburg is not only one of the most beautiful cities in the world, but also the city of merchants and entrepreneurs, a good basis for an internationally active Swiss wealth management specialist with strong entrepreneurial roots. Our thanks go to Volker Schwarz, who has successfully laid the foundation for future growth in recent years and will continue to support our clients with his expertise in the future," says Thomas Fischer, Head of Wealth Management Germany and Member of the Board of Bank Vontobel Europe AG, Munich.
At Vontobel, we actively shape the future. We create and pursue opportunities with determination. We master what we do – and we only do what we master. This is how we get our clients ahead. As a globally operating financial expert with Swiss roots, we specialize in wealth management, active asset management and investment solutions. We empower our employees to take ownership of their work and bring opportunities to life. Because we are convinced that successful investing starts with assuming personal responsibility. We relentlessly question the achieved, striving to exceed the goals and expectations of our clients. The registered shares of the Vontobel Holding AG are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. The Vontobel families' close ties to the company guarantee our entrepreneurial independence. We consider the resulting freedom an obligation to assume social responsibility as well. As of June 30, 2019, Vontobel held CHF 272.2 billion of total client assets. Around the world and in our home market, we serve our clients from 26 locations.
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