GAM Holding AG announces the appointment of a new group leader

August 03, 2022


Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 registration rules:

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GAM Holding AG has announced the appointment of Sally Orton, currently Deputy Chief Financial Officer (CFO), as Group CFO and member of the Group Management Board (GMB). This follows Richard McNamara’s decision to step down from his role. Richard has been the Group’s Chief Financial Officer since 2015 and will leave the company towards the end of the year. Sally’s appointment as Group CFO and as a member of the GMB will take effect immediately. Richard will remain with the firm over the next few months to ensure a smooth transfer to Sally.

Peter Sanderson, CEO of GAM Investments said: “I am delighted that Sally has been appointed Group Chief Financial Officer and warmly welcome her to the Group Management Committee. I would also like to thank Richard for his tremendous contribution to GAM over the past seven years. He was a great personal support to me and worked tirelessly to help us through a difficult time. Sally has served as Deputy Chief Financial Officer since the start of this year, has extensive experience in asset management and is an invaluable member of our leadership team.”

About Sally Orton:

Sally Orton joined GAM in May 2022 as Deputy Chief Financial Officer. She is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years of experience. She has held management and executive positions in listed asset management, insurance, banking and infrastructure companies. Sally also has 15 years of experience in accounting practice, graduating from KPMG in Australia before moving to the UK where she spent a combined 10 years with PwC and EY specializing in audit and advisory engagements. for banks and capital markets.

Events to come:

August 3, 2022 2022 half-year results

The GAM Holding AG analyst, investor and media H1 2022 results presentation will take place on Webex on August 3, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. (CET). The documents relating to the results (presentation slides, half-year report 2022 and press release) are available on

October 20, 2022 Intermediate management statement Q3 2022
February 28, 2023 2022 annual results

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About GAM

We are an active and independent global asset manager that goes beyond the obvious to deliver distinctive and differentiated investment solutions to our clients across our three core businesses: investment management, wealth management and fund management services.
Our goal is to protect and improve the financial future of our clients. We attract and empower the brightest minds to provide investment leadership, innovation and positive social and environmental impact.
At the service of institutions, financial intermediaries and private investors, we manage 83.2 billion francs in assets.
Headquartered in Zurich, GAM Investments is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange under the symbol “GAM” and we employ 594 people in 14 countries with investment centers in London, Cambridge, Zurich, Hong Kong, New York and Milan, 30 June 2020 Our operational centers are in Dublin, Luxembourg and London.

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