Pictet Wealth Management has appointed Hugues Rialan as chief investment officer and head of discretionary portfolio management for Asia, effective immediately.
Based in Singapore, he reports to Evelyn Yeo, head of Asia investments, and to Cesar Perez Ruiz, head of investments and CIO.
In his new role, Rialan will be responsible for continuing to build out Pictet Wealth Management’s investment expertise in Asia and further enhance its platform capabilities in the region, Pictet said.
Rialan has served as the CIO of Pictet North America Advisors since 2011. He started his career at the private wealth management unit of Goldman Sachs in London, where he focused on serving ultra-high-net-worth clients. He subsequently worked for Banque Robeco in Paris, where he supervised and developed the firm’s discretionary business and asset allocations for client portfolios.