AMOI is delighted to announce the appointment of Ursula Schliessler as an Independent Non-Executive Director and member of the Board. Ursula brings extensive, globally focused experience across the asset management industry and complementary skill set to the current Board. As a senior financial services and investment management professional Ursula will support the evolution of the company and strategy, drawing on her extensive experience to contribute to AMOIs international business.
Prior to this appointment Ursula held the position of Chief Administrative Officer for Legg Mason Global Asset Management where she had global responsibility for the management and oversight across Operations, Technology, Risk Management and Internal Audit, in addition to strategic projects. Ursula has also held leadership positions in international product management and development for Morgan Stanley Investment Management and Citigroup Asset Management, as well as several positions as Executive and Non-Executive Director on a number of corporate legal entity and mutual fund boards for Legg Mason, Legg Mason Affiliates, Morgan Stanley & Citi in multiple jurisdictions.
Ursula joins AMOI at a time of increased expansion and development and follows the recent appointment of Andrea Favaloro as the Head of Business Development EMEA, with further developments in place for 2020. AMOI recognises that Non-Executive Directors are essential to a well-functioning board that can bring objectivity to discussions and offer a different perspective while drawing on their wide breadth of experience and knowledge to ensure a firm is effectively governed and operating a sustainable business model with a client-centric focus.
Mr. Toru Yoshibe, Chief Executive Officer, commented:
‘The appointment of Ursula as Non-Executive Director and member of the AMOI Board will be fundamental in further strengthening and refining our strategy as we continue to build our international business and presence for the EMEA region. Having led global teams across multiple functional areas within asset management Ursula’s particular expertise and notable background across entities in the investment world will be a real asset, enabling us to draw on her established skill set as we further develop our business.’
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