The Woodman Board of Directors has unanimously appointed Patrick Ferrari as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Woodman Asset Management AG by 1st of January 2019. His appointment has been approved on 14th of February 2019 by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA).
Patrick Ferrari succeeds Daniel Aaxman as CEO. Pascal Boeuf has been appointed to the role of Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and will take the responsibility for managing the investment strategy.
Patrick Ferrari holds a master’s degree in law from the University of Zurich, Switzerland, and is also admitted to the Swiss bar. To date his whole career in private banking has been built on a strategy of growth, innovation and entrepreneurship. Originally from Lugano, he acquired many years of experience from his various roles there, in Zurich and Singapore. Most recently he worked in a senior role at Credit Suisse, Zurich as legal counsel, where he contributed to the establishment of a Fund platform and prior to that he spent a number of years in Singapore; firstly, at LGT Bank, as a Member of the Management Committee and then in a fast-growing Multi Family Office, where he led various new business development projects.
Patrick Ferrari, CEO:
“Our team’s vision is to position Woodman as an independent Wealth Manager with a niche investment offering and with a powerful entrepreneurial background. Our strong investment team based in Switzerland, United Kingdom, Denmark and Boston US is covering core and alternative investment solutions. We are unique in our market segment and ready for growth.“
Pascal Boeuf, who has been appointed to the role of CIO, holds a master’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Imperial College in London and is also a Chartered Financial Analyst. He is an experienced investment professional and manager of investment teams with a strong performance track record. He started his career in Corporate Finance and then worked for many years at UBS Asset Management as Senior Portfolio Manager and later Head of the German Equities team in London, Zurich and Frankfurt. At UBS his clients included sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, UHNW individuals, banks and retail investors.
Pascal Boeuf, CIO:
“Together with our investment team we are focused on delivering industry leading returns. I am convinced that our Company provides a unique platform that will maintain and attract exceptional investment professionals focused on delivering performance for our clients.”