Woodman Asset Management AG (Woodman) announced today that it has appointed Alan Mudie as Chief Investment Officer (CIO), effective 1 June 2021.
Alan Mudie will join Woodman as a member of the Executive Committee, subject to FINMA approval.
Woodman Asset Management AG CEO Patrick Ferrari said:
"We are delighted to welcome Alan as a key member our leadership team. Alan will help lead our company in the next phase of its development and will focus on creating lasting value for our clients and stakeholders. His long experience at major international financial institutions and in leading multicultural teams represents a key advantage in an industry that is undergoing deep transformation.
Alan’s experience spans macro research, asset allocation, financial analysis, portfolio management, investment advisory, and fund and manager selection in both long-only strategies and hedge funds. He has designed investment processes and built ranges of industry-leading investment funds and so is the perfect person to build on Woodman’s existing franchises and to drive our future development and growth.”
Alan Mudie joins Woodman from Société Générale Private Banking in Geneva where he served for seven years as Global Head of Investment Strategy. Previously, he led teams at BNP Paribas International Private Banking as Chief Investment Officer, SYZ Group as Chief Executive Officer of its OYSTER Funds division and Union Bancaire Privée as Chief Investment Officer Private Banking. He has worked in Switzerland since 1993 and before that held senior investment positions at Barclays Bank in Paris and the Crédit Agricole group in London. He studied financial analysis and portfolio management with the Société Française des Analystes Financiers and holds degrees from St Andrews University and Teesside Polytechnic.
Alan Mudie said:
“I’m honoured by the opportunity to join such an exciting company and one whose values closely align with my vision for our industry’s future. I’m looking forward to working with everyone at Woodman to further strengthen the franchise and to ensure that our clients achieve their goals.”