Credit Suisse has announced the appointment of Jirí Musil as Head of Distribution for Asset Management in the Czech Republic. He will be responsible for both retail and institutional distribution covering the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Slovenia.
Jirí joins Credit Suisse from BNP Paribas Asset Management, where he gained over seven years experience as a senior client relationship manager for the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Jirí's main focus was on the Czech Republic and Slovakia but in addition he also looked after clients in Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia.
Jirí will be based at Credit Suisse's Prague office and will be responsible for developing new relationships and maintaining those currently in place. He will report directly to Tom Albert, Head of Retail Distribution for Germany, Austria, Czech Republic and Hungary.
Commenting on the appointment, Tom Albert said, "Jirí brings to this role considerable experience as a business and relationship builder, and has a strong track record as a client relationship manager. We are committed to the CEE region and continuing to provide a strong asset management capability and our intention is to grow this in the future. We want to ensure that we have the best possible talent and resources in place to serve the needs of our clients in this exciting and fast moving market."
Commenting, Jirí Musil, said, "I am delighted to be joining such a forward thinking and innovative asset management business. Credit Suisse has a good reputation in CEE and are committed to providing tailored product solutions that meet the challenging needs of an evolving country. I look forward to growing the distribution capabilities in both the retail and institutional markets."
Source: Credit Suisse