Person of the month
«You can’t be a leading institutional asset manager in Switzerland without a presence in the German-speaking part of the country.»
Stefan Bichsel, Banque Cantonale Vaudoise
Stefan Bichsel, a member of Banque Cantonale Vaudoise’s Executive Board, runs BCV’s Asset Management & Trading Division since May 2009. He, who trained as a lawyer, began his career in banking at UBS before moving to Pictet, Robeco, and Lombard Odier. Along the way, Stefan was chosen to help set up and then head Swissca (which became Swisscanto); he has also served as chairman of the boards of the Swiss Funds Association (SFA now SFAMA) and the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA).
«A successful person is one who can put together a good team.»
Charlotte Bänninger, UBS Asset Management
Charlotte Bänninger is Head of Fixed Income at UBS Asset Management. She is responsible for investments totalling more than CHF 260 billion in global fixed-income and money market strategies, runs the Swiss fixed-income business and is a member of UBS Asset Management Switzerland’s executive management. With 31 years’ experience in the investment business, Charlotte played a key role in building up the bank’s CHF bond platform with an investment volume in excess of CHF 30 billion.
«Being able to deliver what was promised to investors can be considered as a good gauge of success.»
Paul Schibli, Mirabaud Asset Management
Paul Schibli is currently enjoying success as head of the Swiss Equities team at Mirabaud Asset Management. The division aims to provide investors with a focused range of actively managed investment solutions while attracting and retaining investment talent. In addition to his responsibility as Head of Swiss Equities, Paul is directly responsible for the management of one of Mirabaud Asset Management’s flagship investment solutions: Mirabaud – Equities Swiss Small and Mid.