Geneva Swiss Bank hires asset management head

Loic SchmidGeneva Swiss Bank has appointed Loïc Schmid as head of asset management.

Schmid joins from Sequoia Asset Management, where he was head of portfolio management and asset allocation.

Prior, he was senior portfolio manager with Banque Bénédict Hentsch & Cie from 2006 to 2012, where he managed global equity, precious metal and global macro funds. He has been involved in consulting activities, having co-founded Investir.ch, a web platform dealing with financial markets, and LG Schmid Consulting.

Schmid held management positions at Lombard Odier from 2001 to 2006, where he co-managed European small-cap funds and was involved in asset allocation for pension funds. He also took part in the launch of a real estate fund.

He is also vice-president of French economic think tank Les Econoclastes.

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