Pedersen & Partners appoints Silvie Buchs to lead the Global Asset Management Practice

February 5, 2020 – Zurich, Switzerland – Pedersen & Partners, a leading international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries, is pleased to announce that Silvie Buchs has joined the Zurich office as a Client Partner and Head of the Global Asset Management Practice.

Silvie Buchs brings 20 years of Financial Services Executive Search experience to the firm, and specialises in Asset Management, Alternative Investments, and Private Wealth Management. Prior to joining Pedersen & Partners, Silvie served as a key member of the European and Global Asset and Wealth Management Practice at a global retained Executive Search firm, where she was based in the London and Zurich offices. Silvie has completed numerous assignments for asset owners, institutional and private wealth investment managers, and specialised boutiques across asset classes and functions. Additionally, Silvie has a broader track record within Financial Services, with a search practice that spans leadership roles, investment management, distribution / client facing, and senior infrastructure functions. Earlier in her career, Silvie established and managed her own Executive Search firm, focusing on EMEA Financial Services. She began her professional career with one of the top five global Executive Search firms, where she managed senior financial services assignments.

“With an outstanding track record in the Asset Management sector, Silvie is uniquely suited to drive the next stage of growth of our Asset Management Practice globally, strengthening our team and providing superior expertise in line with our global strategic direction and growth plans. Silvie’s cross-border traditional and alternative asset and wealth management capabilities, together with her considerable investment talent acquisition and organisational consulting experience, will enhance our clients’ operations globally. We’re excited to have her on board,” stated Thomas Heeger, Client Partner and the Country Manager for Switzerland at Pedersen & Partners.

“Investment talent recruitment and development requires a strategic balance of deep industry knowledge and understanding of the clients’ culture and vision for growth. There is a further emphasis on identifying the right roadmap for each entity. In building client teams, Pedersen & Partners relies on its unique positioning and search process, and a truly global team and network of wholly owned offices with strong capabilities for finding the right leaders for the future. I’m thrilled to join this dynamic team of experts,” added Silvie Buchs, Client Partner and Head of the Global Asset Management Practice at Pedersen & Partners.

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