Columbia Threadneedle Investments, announces the appointment of Michael Maeder as Sales Director Financial Institutions with immediate effect. Michael is based in Zürich with direct report to Christian Trixl, who heads up Columbia Threadneedle Investments in Switzerland.
In his role, Michael Maeder is responsible for broadening and deepening relations with financial institutions with a focus on private banks, cantonal banks, independent asset managers and family offices in the German speaking regions of Switzerland and in Liechtenstein.
Michael joins from NN Investment Partners where he had been business development manager since 2009, covering a similar clientele in the same region. He started his career at UBS Investment Bank in 2006 in Zürich. He holds an MBA from International University of Monaco.
Christian Trixl, Head of Swiss Distribution at Columbia Threadneedle Investments, commented: "I am delighted to welcome Michael to our team. Michael’s experience in the Swiss market will help to expand our presence and client relations with financial institutions in Switzerland and Liechtenstein as we strive to offer them the successful investment solutions and products that they demand".