Independent fixed income boutique Glendevon King Asset Management (GKAM) has appointed Dr Percy Barnevik and Dr Kurt Moosmann to its newly created Advisory Board.
Dr Barnevik (pictured) is a leading international businessman, regularly topping polls as Europe’s most respected chief executive. He was the architect of the merger that created the ABB engineering conglomerate and he has also served as Chairman/Board Member of a number of leading global businesses including General Motors; AstraZeneca; Investor AB (principal owner of the Wallenberg companies); du Pont, USA; Skanska and Sandvik AB. Dr Barnevik has received numerous international management awards including the ‘Change-Maker of the Year 2008’; ‘Global Executive of the Decade 1998’ (World Trade); ‘CEO/Chairman of Europe’s Most Respected Company 1994/5/6/7’ (Financial Times/Price Waterhouse Survey of 1800 senior European executives); and ‘Change Manager of the 90s’ (Heinz Goldmann Foundation – Germany).
Dr Moosmann is co-founder of Dara Capital and a specialist in structuring the wealth of entrepreneurs and families with international holdings. Before founding Dara Capital he was responsible for managing the Wealth Advisory Department of Quilvest Switzerland, a large Multi-Family Office, and was International Head of Deutsche Bank’s Wealth Planning Division. Dr Moosmann is currently Co-Chairman of the Family Office Roundtable, an international network of entrepreneurial families and family offices.
Dr Barnevik and Dr Moosmann will take up their respective roles immediately to assist with the ongoing growth of GKAM, whilst providing strategic board input and advice.
Dr Barnevik and Dr Moosmann’s arrivals follow the recent appointment of Richard Kendall as CEO of GKAM, reflecting GKAM’s ongoing growth strategy.
Richard Kendall, CEO of GKAM, says: “We are delighted to welcome Percy and Kurt to our Advisory Board. As one of Europe’s most successful and celebrated chief executives, Percy’s experience and expertise will prove invaluable in helping GKAM develop and grow. Additionally, Kurt’s extensive experience and contacts in the wealth management space will be highly complementary to our own business proposition.”