A former Credit Suisse banker and personnel consultant has founded an executive search company, information obtained by finews.com showed. The firm focuses on the asset management industry.
Christian Haas has launched Haas Associates according to information obtained by finews.com. Haas most recently worked for Schulthess Zimmermann in Zurich, an executive search boutique. He was in charge of the asset management practice of the company.
Previously, Haas was active in the asset management distribution of Credit Suisse (head of institutional business development) and also worked for M&G Investments.
Wide Range of Clients
Haas Associates has both traditional and alternative wealth managers as clients, spanning the range from boutiques to multi-national asset managers.
Haas will draw on his network acquired during an executive master in Consulting & Coaching for Change from Insead Business School. He has a profound interest in the interpersonal dynamics of corporate environments. His master’s thesis focused on the sales dynamics and effectiveness in asset management distribution.