Principal Global Investors today announced the opening of an office in Zurich.
The new office is headed by Martin Bloch who has been appointed country head. Bloch has almost three decades of experience in the asset management industry. He joins from Robecco NV/RobecoSAM, where he served as country manager, head of sales in Switzerland. While working there, he developed and executed distribution strategies for products covering multiple asset classes in Switzerland, as well as Italy, Austria and Liechtenstein.
Before that he was managing director and founder of CPP Constant Portfolio Protection AG for eight years. He has also previously worked in leadership roles at Merrill Lynch International and Banca Della Svizzera Italiana in Switzerland.