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Candriam hires executive officer for Swiss arm

Jorg_AllenspachPan-European asset management firm, Candriam Investors Group, has hired Jörg Allenspach as executive officer of Candriam Switzerland.

Allenspach joins from Blackrock Switzerland where he was responsible for strategy and business development.

He replaces Bernard de Halleux, who remains a board member and will retire later in 2018.

Renato Guerriero, global head of Europe, Middle East and Africa client relations, said Candriam had seen significant growth in Switzerland and would be reinforcing the coverage of German-speaking Switzerland.

Candriam has €111 billion in assets under management.

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