Deutsche Bank Wealth Management poaches Vontobel chief strategist

Gregor_HirtDeutsche Bank Wealth Management has appointed Gregor Hirt to the new role of global head of wealth discretionary.

He joins from Swiss firm Vontobel where he was head of multi-asset solutions and chief strategist for the group.

Reporting to Christian Nolting, Hirt will be responsible for overseeing global wealth discretionary portfolio management activities, as well as growing the firm’s asset base in wealth discretionary.

Based in Frankfurt, the former Vontobel employee will also work closely with regional coverage teams as well as the discretionary sales team.

Hirt has held senior roles at companies such as UBS, Schroders and Credit Suisse, including regional chief investment officer and regional head and chief strategist roles. He has over 20 years’ industry experience.

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