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With iShares you now have access to the largest and one of the most experienced teams of Swiss-dedicated client managers. We cover all major regions and all languages.

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BlackRock Asset Management Schweiz AG
Bahnhofstrasse 39
8001 Zurich
BlackRock Asset Management Suisse SA
Passage des Lions 6 – Rue du Rhône 8
1204 Geneva

iSharesSwitzerland@BlackRock.com
0800 33 66 88

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Marco Strohmeier
Marco Strohmeier
Private Banks
Director

Marco is responsible for iShares Bank sales for the German-speaking part of Switzerland. He has seven years’ experience in capital markets with prior roles at J.P. Morgan as cross-asset derivatives and structured product sales and with the Coutts investment office. Marco holds a Master’s degree from the University of St. Gallen in banking and finance.

marco.strohmeier@blackrock.com
+41 44 297 7388
Anna Witkowski
Anna Witkowski
Private Banks
Associate

Anna is responsible for iShares Bank sales for the German-speaking part of Switzerland. Prior to joining BlackRock, Anna worked for five years at UBS in various client-facing roles. Prior to this she studied and worked in the United States. Anna holds a Bachelor’s degree in finance from the State University of New York and speaks Polish, German and English.

anna.witkowski@blackrock.com
+41 44 297 73 31
Livia Zanini
Livia Zanini
Regional Private Banks
Associate

Livia Zanini is responsible for the client coverage of Tier 3 banks in the regions Bern, Basel and St. Gallen. Her role extends also to sales support on tier 1 banks in Switzerland. Before joining BlackRock Livia Zanini worked for four years at different international private banks as an Investment Consultant and Investment Specialist. She holds a Master of Advanced Studies degree in Banking and Finance from FHNW University of Applied Sciences.

livia.zanini@blackrock.com
+41 44 297 72 91
Alain Richter
Alain Richter
Digital Wealth and Private Banks
Analyst

Alain Richter is an Analyst in iShares Sales in Switzerland. He is responsible for the Tier 3 Banking Space in Zurich, Zug and Lucerne and the Digital Wealth Space. He also holds a major function in supporting the senior sales team. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from the University of Zurich and a Master of Science in Finance from Imperial College London. Alain has previously worked for 4 years at UBS, the most recent one being as a Risk Analyst at UBS Investment Bank.

alain.richter@blackrock.com
+41 44 297 72 54
Beat Frühauf
Beat Frühauf
Institutional Clients
Director

Beat is responsible for Swiss institutional clients like pension funds and insurances. He has 14 years of experience in dealing with this client group, coming from UBS Investment Bank where he managed the distribution of derivatives and structured products to institutional clients and banks. Prior to this he held various positions at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, last in auditing and transaction services.

beat.fruehauf@blackrock.com
+41 44 297 7246
Valentin Akçağ
Valentin Akçağ
Institutional Clients
Associate

Valentin is a member of the iShares Institutional Client Business sales team in Switzerland. He previously worked for Lincoln International in Merger & Acquisition advisory services covering strategic and private equity investors. Prior to that, he was working for UBS Investment Bank as Equity Derivatives and Structured Product sales. Valentin holds a Master's degree in Accounting & Finance from the University of St.Gallen.

valentin.akcag@blackrock.com
+41 44 297 73 53
Simon Stalder
Simon Stalder
Head of EAM & Family Offices
Vice President

Simon leads the iShares sales team for External Asset Managers (EAM) & Family Offices in Switzerland and Liechtenstein. He has 12 years’ experience in private banking with prior roles as investment advisor for EAMs and multi-asset-class sales covering international UHNWI clients at Credit Suisse. Simon earned a BSc in Banking & Finance from University of Applied Sciences in Zurich and is a Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA).

simon.stalder@blackrock.com
+41 44 297 7228
Marc Brönnimann
Marc Brönnimann
EAM & Family Offices
Associate

Marc is a member of the Swiss iShares IFA and Family Office sales team for the German-speaking regions. Before joining BlackRock Marc has been with Credit Suisse for more than 10 years, lastly as Business Manager for Corporate & Institutional clients working in Zurich. Prior to that he worked as a Relationship Manager for Swiss domiciled Independent Financial Advisors (IFAs).
Marc holds a Master of Science degree in Banking and Finance from Zurich University of Applied Science.

marc.broennimann@blackrock.com
+41 44 297 7256
Reda Zebdi
Reda Zebdi
Private Banks & Family Offices
Head of Romandie and Ticino Sales

Reda is responsible for iShares Private Banks and IFA sales for the French-speaking part of Switzerland. He has seven years’ experience in the capital markets industry with prior roles at both Societe Generale within the hedge fund group and also spent time at Bloomberg as an equity derivatives product specialist. Reda speaks French, Arabic, English and Spanish and holds a Master’s degree from Ceram Business School in France and a risk management diploma from Oxford University.

reda.zebdi@blackrock.com
+41 22 581 9781
Laura Jalabert
Laura Jalabert
Private Banks & EAM
Associate

Laura is responsible for private banks and independent financial advisors in Geneva and Ticino. Prior to joining BlackRock, Laura worked at Arab bank as an investment advisor and fund specialist. Prior to this, Laura worked for UBS and worked as an investment specialist in the LATAM desk. Laura holds a Master in Management from Ecole de Management de Lyon.

laura.jalabert@blackrock.com
+41 22 581 9783

Maya Kunz
Vice President
Corporate Communications
Switzerland

+41 44 297 72 53