- The group’s ninth senior level hire since September 2015
- He will report to Axel Hörger and Ken Kilbane
- Effective from January 1st, 2017
Lombard International, a global leader in wealth structuring solutions for high-net-worth individuals, has appointed Andreas Meier as Head of Latin America. This appointment is the group’s ninth senior level hire since the global relaunch in September 2015 and highlights Lombard International’s continued commitment to servicing the Latin American market.
In this newly created role, Andreas, who will be based in Luxembourg, will report to Axel Hörger, CEO Europe and Ken Kilbane, Executive Vice President, Head of Global Distribution. Drawing on his 24 years of experience of working in the Latin American market, Andreas will be responsible for Lombard International’s business development for the region, combining the wealth structuring expertise and local knowledge of teams based in the USA and Europe.
According to a press release, this is a strategically important region for the Group and Andreas will be instrumental in growing new opportunities, both for the offshore market via key hubs in Miami and Switzerland, and in leading the sales and implementation strategy for the onshore market in the region. Andreas will take up his newly created role on the 1st January 2017.
“I’m delighted to welcome Andreas to the team. His knowledge of the LatAm market will prove invaluable as we continue to expand our proposition in this region,” commented Hörger. “The experience Andreas brings to the role will enable us to deliver best-in-class wealth structuring expertise that we have become synonymous with, not just for our Latin American clients but also for our clients globally.”
Andreas joins Lombard International from UBS Deutschland AG, where he was Head of Wealth Management for Latin America. As Managing Director and Member of the Management Committee Germany and Austria, he was responsible for leading advisor-teams with clients from 14 Latin American countries across all client segments. Andreas has held previous senior positions at UBS Group, including Head of Latin America Southern Cone, Head of Financial Intermediaries and Regional Head of Northern Germany Domestic.
“I am excited to be joining Lombard International and leading the LatAm team.” said Andreas. “This is a growing market, which I know well, where high-net-worth individuals and their families are looking for wealth solutions to support them through a complex and ever changing world.”