Julie Van Campenhoudt has been appointed Senior Sales Manager in Geneva covering Wholesale and Institutional clients in the Romandie. Carolin Hefele has been appointed Senior Sales Manager for Wholesale clients in German-speaking Switzerland and is based in Zurich. Both appointments are effective November 1, 2021.
Ms. Van Campenhoudt joins Robeco from ODDO BHF Asset Management where she was Head of Wholesale for French-speaking Switzerland since 2016. Prior to that, she was Key Account Manager in the Institutional Swiss Equity Sales team at Helvea (Baader Bank Group) in Geneva. She began her career in Madrid in Institutional Iberian Equity Sales first as Account Manager at Kepler Cheuvreux and then as Key Account Manager at Fidentiis Equities (now Grupo Bestinver).
Ms. Hefele joins Robeco from Janus Henderson Investors where she was Senior Sales Manager for Switzerland. Previously, she was Business Development Manager at Standard Life Aberdeen in Zurich and Institutional European Equity Sales at MainFirst Bank AG. She began her career as a Process & Project Manager at E. Breuninger in Stuttgart.
Sandra Cafazzo, Head of Sales Switzerland, Robeco: “We are delighted to welcome Julie and Carolin to the Swiss sales team at Robeco. They both have an impressive track record and extensive distribution experience that will help us further grow the business in the strategically important Swiss market. They join an experienced team that delivers focused solutions across sustainable, quantitative, credit, emerging market and trend & thematic investing to our clients.”
Robeco has served clients in Switzerland since 1972, when it opened its office in Zurich. Today, Robeco Switzerland is a FINMA-licensed asset manager with around 90 employees in Switzerland. As at 30 June 2021, Robeco had EUR 200 billion in assets under management, of which EUR 177 billion is committed to ESG integration.