Stephan Bannier has been tasked with expanding Generali Investment’s distribution capabilities in the German, Austrian and Swiss markets.
He will bring more than 20 years’ asset management experience, both in distribution and product development, to the new role of head of DACH sales when he starts on 1 January.
Bannier will report to Tim Rainsford, global head of sales of Generali Investment Partners.
He joins from Legg Mason Global Asset Management where he was country head for Germany and Austria and responsible for the implementation of the business strategy and customer relations.
Rainsford commented: “Stephan is a perfect addition to our team and his expertise in developing client relationships and distribution strategies will allow us to strengthen our presence in the German, Austrian and Swiss markets being more and more strategic in our growth plans.
“He will strongly contribute in enhancing Generali’s proposition towards key clients, leveraging on the differentiated and distinctive capabilities offered by our multi-boutique platform.”