Vontobel Asset Management has appointed José Luis Ezcurra as head of US offshore and Latin American distribution and Nabil El-Asmar Delgado as country sales head Iberia.
Mr Ezcurra will broaden Vontobel’s coverage in Latin America and further develop the US offshore business together with Servicios Financieros Altis, a Chilean investment banking firm and Unicorn Strategic Partners, a distribution platform of investment solutions based in Miami.
He was previously head of sales Iberia at Harcourt Investment Consulting for almost eight years and has also held roles at UBS Investment Bank and Nomura Securities.
Additionally, Mr Delgado who brings to his new role over 15 years of industry experience joins Vontobel from Candriam where he was country head for Iberia. Previously, he held different senior roles at Oddo Asset Management and Société Générale Asset Management in Madrid.
Ricardo Comin, who has contributed to develop Vontobel Asset Management’s business in Iberia, will act as deputy of Mr Delgado, Vontobel stated.
Vontobel Asset Management employs around 400 professionals worldwide including 160 investment specialists and operates across 13 locations including Switzerland, Europe and the US. It creates strategies and solutions covering equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternative investments.