SGSS strengthens its sales team in Germany
SGSS has made two appointments to strengthen its sales team in Germany:
- Thomas Brand becomes Sales Director. He is responsible for further developing SGSS’ activities in Germany, focusing in particular on asset owners, which include insurance companies, pension funds and German corporates.
- Eva-Maria Jakob has been appointed Sales and Relationship Manager. She is in charge of actively developing relations with German and Austrian consultants, who play an important role in the local securities industry and work closely with end investors. Her primary focus is on administrative, strategy and pension consultants across all client segments.
Both are based in Frankfurt and report to Jochen Meyers, Managing Director of Sales & Relationship Management for SGSS in Germany and Austria.
These appointments further strengthen SGSS’ commercial presence in Germany and its ability to accompany clients in their activities and development in this market. A key partner for its clients, SGSS will deliver operational efficiencies and new business opportunities as the industry continues to evolve in response to regulatory and structural changes.
SGSS in Germany provides products and services to a client base of institutional investors, asset managers, insurance companies, corporates and alternative investment managers. Clients benefit from a comprehensive and efficient range of securities services, including clearing services, custody and trustee services (depotbank), fund administration and asset servicing, Master-KAG and insourcing services, liquidity management and fund distribution services, as well as global issuer services. SGSS in Germany has over 250 employees located in Munich, Frankfurt and Hamburg.
Thomas Brand has 30 years of experience in the banking sector. He began his career in 1984 at Bethmann Bank in Frankfurt, subsequently working at Citibank and Helaba (Federal State bank of Hessen-Thüringen), among others, where he held various positions including Head of Treasury/Exposure Management and Vice President of Customer Management, respectively. He joined Siemens KAG in 2008, where he became Head of Sales, before starting his own consultancy business in 2012, specialising in sales & relationship management and treasury advisory.
Eva-Maria Jakob was previously Sales Manager for institutional investors at Universal-Investment, which she joined in 2008. Previous positions include International Customer Service & Key Account Management at Performance Fibers both in Luxembourg and Frankfurt.