As of 1 March 2019, Michael Hennig will be the new Head of Securities for the Third-Party Asset Management Business at Swiss Life Asset Managers in Germany. He will be responsible for the distribution of all securities investment solutions, including infrastructure investments by Swiss Life Asset Managers in the German market. Hennig will also further expand the business in investment-based solutions in the area of occupational pensions.
Michael Hennig will work from Garching, near Munich, and Frankfurt am Main. He will report functional to Michael Klose, CEO of Third-Party Asset Management at Swiss Life Asset Managers. Michael Hennig, aged 45 and an experienced distribution and securities specialist, comes to Swiss Life Asset Managers from fund company Fidelity International.
Michael Klose, CEO of Third-Party Asset Management at Swiss Life Asset Managers, says: “In Michael Hennig, we have gained a very experienced investment expert for our German business, one who brings many years of cross-border expertise in many countries in the securities business and in the area of occupational pensions to his position at Swiss Life Asset Managers. In addition, thanks to his previous positions he also has in-depth understanding of the entire value chain in the area of investments across all customer groups. We are pleased to welcome Michael Hennig, an established leader in the sector, to Swiss Life Asset Managers Germany.”
Michael Hennig brings nearly 20 years of experience in the investment business with him
Michael Hennig has gained experience at various companies along the entire investment value chain. In addition, he is very familiar with investment needs, especially in the area of investment-based pension solutions in many sectors, both domestically and in other countries.
Since 2007, Michael Hennig has worked in various positions at the international fund company Fidelity International, most recently as Head of Workplace Investing Germany, where he, as part of the institutional business, was responsible for distribution and advising in the area of investment-based pension solutions.
He previously held positions at Nordwest Finanz Vermögensberatung as well as at several savings banks in northern Germany – mostly in the areas of pension solutions and real estate.
Michael Hennig studied business administration for savings banks and is a member of the board of directors of Demografienetzwerk e.V., an association of around 300 institutions. The goal of the network is to provide assistance to companies in dealing with demographic change.