• 01-MAR-2012

  • SOURCE: Zurich

Zurich Announces Appointments Within Investment Management

Zurich Financial Services Group announces the following appointments within Investment Management: Urban Angehrn (47, Swiss citizen), currently Head of Investment Strategy Implementation, has been appointed to the position of Head of Alternative Investments, effective March 1, 2012. He succeeds Bernard Joei, who has decided to pursue new opportunities outside Zurich. In his new position, Mr. Angehrn will be responsible for managing Zurich's alternative investment portfolio and will lead the global real estate organisation. He will report to Cecilia Reyes, Chief Investment Officer, and be based in New York. Mr. Angehrn joined Zurich in 2007 as Regional Investment Manager for Europe. Prior to joining Zurich, he held positions as Head of Allocation and Strategy at Winterthur Asset Management as well as Deputy Head of fixed income derivatives marketing in Switzerland at Credit Suisse First Boston. Mr. Angehrn holds a PhD in Mathematics from Harvard University and a master's degree of Science in Theoretical Physics from ETH Zurich. Available assets include general views and stills.