MILAN, December 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Matteo Dante Perruccio has been appointed the new Chairman of Secofind SIM SpA, the Multi-Family Office. Founded by the Zambon Family in the mid-90s, originally to manage the family assets but and subsequently offering the same services of advice and risk management to other industrial and entrepreneurial business families. Elena Zambon, Founder, stepped down in July, becoming Honorary Chairman a non-executive position providing continuity.
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Perruccio, who has a long career in asset management and alternatives and more recently in advising family offices in the US and the UK, has been CEO of Pioneer Investment Management SgR, CEO International and Vice Chairman of Pioneer UK Alternatives, alongside being a board member of Pioneer Global Asset Management. Most recently he founded Hermes BPK Partners LLP, seeded with $ 2 billion in a joint venture with the British Telecom Pension Scheme, where he was CEO. He was also an independent director for eight years of FTSE listed Jupiter Fund Management PLC and recently being appointed Executive Advisor. With the arrival of Perruccio, Secofind further strengthens its international reach that has always characterized its sourcing activities of financial opportu6nities for the benefit of client families.
"The decision to entrust the Chairmanship to an experienced, capable and high profile manager like Matteo," commented Elena Zambon, "allows Secofind to complete an already strong management team and ensure a solid continuity while increasing Secofind's international profile. This will not only increase our investment universe but will also benefit the families of entrepreneurs who trust Secofind to protect and grow their assets."
"I feel honored," said Matteo Perruccio, "to be given the chance by Elena Zambon to contribute to the growth of the company founded by her. I am excited about the opportunity to continue and build on the excellent work done over the years for Secofind clients. With the work of the team led by Anna Procopio, Secofind has gained a reputation for a high quality advice and independence, always consistent with the core values of the Zambon family."
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