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Fund of hedge fund group Olympia hires Sergio Heuer

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Olympia Group announces that it has appointed Mr. Sergio Heuer as President and Chief Executive Officer. Since 2010, Sergio Heuer has been a Partner at Graham Capital International in Europe and has been actively involved in the firm's European fundraising effort, resulting, among other things, in the successful launch of Graham's first UCITS fund. M. Heuer has in excess of 20 years of experience in private equity investments, mainly sponsored by the Tudor Investment Group, a leading global hedge fund. He ran companies in a variety of industries and geographies, managed teams across various performance centres and focused on clients on a global basis.

Pascal Maeter, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, commented: "We welcome the appointment of Sergio as President of Olympia Group. His operating background in a variety of industries, in addition to direct experience at some of the world's highest performing hedge funds, is a rare set of skills which we look forward to harnessing for all of Olympia's investors, clients, employees and stakeholders." Sergio Heuer commented: "I look forward to working with the existing senior management, Guido Bolliger (CIO), Arnaud Beyssen (CFO), Marc Beheray in charge of Life Insurance and Olivier Lazar in charge of Private Banking and leading Olympia over the next phase of its growth, focusing on providing market leading solutions to all of its clients across our offices in Paris, London, New York and Zurich. In addition, I believe that the strength of the Olympia team has been evident through its industry leading investment processes over the past 22 years and I look forward to expanding our product offering to meet the challenges experienced by our clients."


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