The Board of Directors of Vontobel reached this decision on October 2, 2023, after completing a rigorous process to appoint Zeno Staub’s successor.
In her new capacity, Blanco will be responsible for BBVA's asset management business in Spain, Luxembourg and Portugal.
Andreas Schmid, who has been appointed to the advisory board of Lakefield Partners, will advise the firm on the expansion of its business.
He was previously at M&G, where he held the role of chief investment officer, private and alternative assets.
Beyond these roles, Jocelyne’s distinguished career is characterised by her sharp acumen in product differentiation, strategic positioning, and operational excellence.