New Appointment and Changes in Responsibilities in the Executive Board of MainFirst Affiliated Fund Managers S.A.

Munsbach, Luxembourg – 22/08/2016 MainFirst Affiliated Fund Managers S.A. is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Merx to its Executive Board, effective 01 August 2016. At the same time the assignments of the Executive Board members will be optimised to further strengthen the strategic growth of the organisation.

Thomas Merx is responsible for fund operations, investment compliance, risk management and IT/infrastructure. He joined MainFirst Bank AG in 2010 and worked as a senior portfolio manager and risk manager before becoming Head of Risk Management at MainFirst Affiliated Fund Managers S.A. in 2015.

Bjoern Kogler, Member of the Executive Board since 2015, is as of now responsible for the business development of the MainFirst Group, which will be managed from Luxembourg. His areas of responsibility also include reporting, internal audit as well as finance.

Anja Richter, Member of the Executive Board since May 2014, will keep her areas of responsibility which include human resources, execution and trading services, portfolio management, fund structuring, outsourcing controlling, compliance and legal matters.

 

About MainFirst Affiliated Fund Managers S.A.

MainFirst Affiliated Fund Managers S.A. is an independent, owner-managed management company and Alternative Investment Fund Manager headquartered in Luxembourg. The company provides a full service offering for the setup, administration and management of funds, funds of funds and managed accounts. It provides substance, governance, compliance and risk management support and currently administers 14 fund structures with fund assets of approx. 2.5 bn Euro.

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