Leading asset manager Pictet Asset Management is pleased to announce the appointment of Niall Quinn as the Global Head of Institutional Business (excluding Japan), based in London, at the end of February 2016. He replaces Christoph Lanter, who retires after 17 years with Pictet Asset Management.
Niall has over twenty years’ experience in the industry, most recently as Managing Director of Eaton Vance Management International, responsible for all their operations outside North America. His focus was institutional business development.
Niall is an Irish national with a BA in Economics and Philosophy from Trinity College, Dublin.
Laurent Ramsey, Managing Partner of the Pictet Group and Chief Executive of Pictet Asset Management, said, “Niall is a great hire for us and we are delighted that he is joining the team. His appointment marks a step up in our institutional business effort globally.”
The Pictet Group
Founded in 1805 in Geneva, the Pictet Group is one of the premier independent asset and wealth management specialists in Europe, with EUR 381 billion in assets under management and custody at 30th September 2015. The Pictet Group is owned and managed by seven partners with principles of ownership and succession that have remained unchanged since foundation. Based in Geneva, the Pictet Group employs more than 3,800 staff. The Group has offices in the following financial centres: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Basel, Brussels, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Lausanne, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Montreal, Nassau, Paris, Rome, Singapore, Turin, Taipei, Tel Aviv, Osaka, Tokyo, Verona and Zurich.
Pictet Asset Management includes all the operating subsidiaries and divisions of the Pictet Group that carry out institutional asset management and fund management. Pictet Asset Management Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. At 30th September 2015, Pictet Asset Management managed EUR 134 billion in assets, invested in equity and bond markets worldwide. Pictet AM has seventeen business development centres worldwide, extending from London, Brussels, Geneva, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Paris and Zurich via Dubai, Hong Kong, Taipei, Osaka, Tokyo and Singapore to Montreal.