Independently owned family office Stonehage Fleming has appointed Julie Gauthier to the newly-created position of Business Development Officer in Switzerland.
Gauthier will report to Johan Van Niekerk, Head of Family Office (Neuchatel) and will be a member of the Business Development team, working between all three of Stonehage Fleming’s Swiss offices. She will be responsible for the development and management of relationships with potential clients and introducers of business.
With ten years’ wealth planning and financial service experience, Gauthier joins Stonehage Fleming from Geneva Management Group (GMG), where she was Vice President of Business Development. At GMG she was responsible for client base expansion and new business acquisitions across the globe. During her previous role as Sales Manager, Gauthier also advised GMG clients on succession planning and asset protection through life insurance structures.
Van Niekerk says: “We are very pleased to welcome Julie as our newly appointed Business Development Officer. Julie has an impressive career and extensive experience in the development of sales and new business acquisitions.
“Her appointment demonstrates our commitment to further growing and building the business as we continue to strive to lead the industry as a truly international family office.”
Gauthier said: “I am thrilled to join Stonehage Fleming’s Business Development team at such an exciting says in the Group’s development. I look forward to further expanding the Group’s business and client base to widen their integrated expertise further across the globe.”