LONDON- Lombard Odier is appointing Fabrizio Pierallini as chief investment officer for international equities. In his new role, Pierallini will head the international equity team and will be responsible for the link between London and the firm’s country and sector analysts and managers in Geneva, Zurich and Hong Kong.

Pierallini will report to Geneva-based head of equities Hugues Girard and to managing director Ronnie Armist in London. Jeremy Monk will continue to head the firm’s EAFE portfolios but will report to Pierallini. Pierallini joins from Vontobel USA where he was CIO and portfolio manager for their international equity portfolio for eight years.