Urs Landholt was named CEO at Julius Baer Asset Management, effective in February. He replaces Hansruedi Huber, who left the firm "to pursue new professional challenges, said Christian Yates, director of international business development. Mr. Landholt was regional head of institutional marketing for the Middle East at Credit Suisse Asset Management.
Leo Schrutt, head of institutional asset management for the Julius Baer Group, will be acting CEO until Mr. Landholt takes over.
Julius Baer Asset Management is the Swiss arm of Julius Baer Groups institutional asset management division.