Thomas Süssli is to take over the management of Vontobel Financial Products (Asia Pacific) Pte. Ltd. in Singapore with effect from 1 October 2014.
Mr Süssli was most recently employed by Credit Suisse in the External Asset Managers (EAM) business and has extensive experience in the structuring, settlement and sale of structured products.
In addition, Eugene Lee will assume responsibility for product sales in this area.
Mr Lee will assume the function of head sales financial products APAC with responsibility for the local sales activities of financial products as well as for deritrade MIP − the multi issuer platform for structured products − with effect from 1 September 2014. Mr Lee has many years of experience in the creation of exchange traded funds (ETFs) and structured products and in the corresponding area of sales, including in his previous functions at JP Morgan, HSBC and BBVA, where he was responsible for the private banks and retail investors client segments in Asia.
"With their outstanding track records and experience, Thomas Süssli and Eugene Lee are ideally qualified to lead the further expansion and strengthening of our financial products business in Singapore,” said Roger Studer, head of Vontobel Investment Banking.
Fredy R. Flury will return to his original function in financial products risk management FIRC in Switzerland. "I would like to thank Fredy R. Flury for his considerable efforts and commitment during his time in Singapore," said Mr Studer.