Agirc, Lombard Odier Investment Managers, Zürcher Kantonalbank, Capital Group, MainFirst Asset Management

AgircFrédéric Agenet has been elected president of the board of France’s mandatory supplementary pension system for executives as employer representative. Agenet is director of social relations and human resources for France at Airbus and president of Humanis, one of the largest groups managing Agirc schemes and the Arrco counterparts, and holds several other positions at French pension schemes. The Agirc presidency alternates between an employer and employee representative every two years. Jean-Paul Bouchet was elected vice-president of Agirc as the employee representative. He is secretary general of trade union CFDT Cadres, and was president of Agirc from 2014. 

Lombard Odier Investment ManagersThomas Breitenmoser has been appointed head of sales in Zurich to drive the manager’s presence in German-speaking Switzerland. He joins from Zürcher Kantonalbank, where he was head of asset management sales. He held this role following the integration of Swisscanto Asset Management, where he was head of institutional distribution for nearly three years. Before then, Breitenmoser worked for JP Morgan Asset Management for more than 10 years.

Capital GroupThiemo Volkholz has been appointed as business development director for financial intermediaries for Germany. He joins from MainFirst Asset Management, where he was responsible for the wholesale strategy across Germany, Austria and Luxembourg, as well as promoting it into new regions such as Scandinavia, the UK and France. Before then, he was a client manager at JP Morgan.