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Lombard Odier Investment Managers bolsters institutional sales team with two senior hires

Lombard Odier Investment Managers bolsters institutional sales team with two senior hires

Lombard Odier Investment Managers (“LOIM”) today announces the appointment of Chris Vogtherr and Claudia Ziebart to its UK and Ireland institutional sales team. Based in London, Chris and Claudia joined the team in January 2021 and report to Ritesh Bamania, Head of Institutional Sales for the UK and Ireland.

The hires coincide with the upcoming launch of innovative sustainability strategies, including credit and tracker plus equity strategies seeking alignment with the Paris Agreement, that the team will be responsible for delivering to corporate and local authority schemes, insurers, endowments, and other institutional clients.

Chris joins LOIM with extensive experience advising institutional clients in the UK. Previously, he served as Executive Director of International Client Relationships at Quoniam Asset Management. He has also held senior client relationship roles at State Street, Lazard Asset Management and Henderson Global Investors. 

Claudia joins LOIM from Northern Trust Asset Management, where she was a member of the EMEA Business Development team with a primary focus on the UK and Ireland institutional markets. Prior to this, Claudia worked at IBM.

Ritesh Bamania, Head of UK & Ireland Institutional Sales, said: “I am delighted that Chris and Claudia have joined LOIM to support the growth of our institutional client base in the UK and Ireland. The appointments reinforce our commitment to serving institutional clients with best-in-class investment solutions, underpinned by our company-wide focus on sustainability.

“Global markets continue to move rapidly, and institutional clients need ongoing support from their investment partners in order to identify the opportunities available, while minimizing the risks that ongoing volatility could pose to their assets. At LOIM we are committed to the development and implementation of innovative products that deliver performance, while remaining embedded in investment strategies that drive positive change in the companies and economies we invest in.”


About Lombard Odier IM

Lombard Odier Investment Managers is the asset management business of the Lombard Odier Group, which has been wholly owned and funded by its partners since its establishment in 1796.

Our independent structure and our partners’ involvement in the day-to-day management of the firm allows us to focus entirely on our clients’ needs, fostering trust and alignment of interest. Throughout our history, we have been rethinking the old and embracing the new in our efforts to help our clients achieve their objectives in a changing world.

We provide a range of investment solutions to a group of clients that are all long-term oriented in their many and diverse ways. Our heritage, and our combination of the best of conservatism and innovation, keeps us well-positioned to create lasting value for our clients. Our investment capabilities span Fixed Income, Convertible Bonds, Equities, Multi-Asset and Alternatives.

Sustainability is absolutely central to our investment philosophy; we believe it is the founding principle of economic outcomes, and will drive investment returns over the long term.

With more than 140 investment professionals, we are a global business with a network of 13 offices across Europe, Asia and North America and have assets under management of 59 billion CHF (as at 30 September 2020).


For more information:



Celeste Herriger
Head of PR, Lombard Odier Investment Managers
Tel.: +44 20 3206 6167


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