BlueOrchard appoints David Keel as Head of Business Development
Zurich, 1 June 2017 – BlueOrchard is pleased to welcome David Keel as the new Head of Business Development. David Keel and his team will further drive BlueOrchard’s multi-asset class offering and outreach to investors.
David joins from BlueBay Asset Management AG, where his most recent role was Head of Sales Switzerland. He has previously worked for several large financial institutions, principally at Barclays Capital Fund Solutions and Lyxor Asset Management as Head Business Development Switzerland. Prior to that he spent ten years at Harcourt AG, where he served as Head Business Development and Managing Partner. Starting his financial career at Merrill Lynch in Zurich, David has gained over 20 years of in-depth industry knowledge. He is both a CFA and CAIA Charterholder, and has a master’s degree in Law.
In his new role, David will lead BlueOrchard’s Business Development Team, responsible for driving the overall business strategy, sales and marketing and for expanding BlueOrchard’s multi-asset class offering to new markets. He will ensure together with a strong international team the delivery of outstanding investment solutions to our clients’ benefit. David will be based in Zurich, Switzerland.
“We are delighted to welcome David as our new Head of Business Development. David’s in-depth market knowledge and extensive expertise make him the perfect match to lead our Business Development Team. Together, we will further strengthen BlueOrchard’s footprint as a pioneering impact investor,” says Patrick Scheurle, CEO of BlueOrchard.
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