Ayaltis Appoints Salvisberg As Chairman

April, 2017

Ayaltis is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Manuel Salvisberg as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ayaltis AG. He replaces Dr. Thomas Lips who will rotate into the Vice-Chairman position. In his new role, Mr. Salvisberg will ensure that the Board of Directors carries out its responsibilities, providing leadership to enhance the company’s effectiveness and giving strategic guidance to the firm. We are confident that Mr. Salvisberg will contribute substantially in executing Ayaltis’ growth plans.

Manuel Salvisberg: "I feel honored to be entrusted this position and look forward to developing Ayaltis further in becoming a leading Fund of Hedge Funds manager in Europe and Asia offering superior risk-adjusted investment opportunities to our investors. I look forward to working closely with my colleagues Thomas Lips, Jürg Häusler and the founders Ernesto Prado and Son Nguyen, who have laid a very solid foundation for Ayaltis together with their teams."

Manuel Salvisberg, a CFA and CAIA charterholder, is the Managing Director of Dr. Uli Sigg's family office, which was Ayaltis' seed investor in 2008. A former BCG Consultant, venture capitalist and private equity investor, he sits on various boards of directors of growth companies in Europe and Asia. Mr. Salvisberg holds a Master’s degree in Finance, Reporting and Controlling from the University of St. Gallen (HSG) and Fudan University in Shanghai and has been a board member of Ayaltis AG since 2015. He is an art, sports and literature enthusiast and a father of two daughters.

We deeply thank Thomas Lips for his great contribution and the many accomplishments achieved during his tenure as our Chairman.