Meet Sudhir

Sudhir Roc-Sennett

Head of Thought Leadership & ESG Quality Growth Boutique

31 years investment experience

9 years with Vontobel

New York

Vontobel Asset Management Inc.

1540 Broadway, 38th Floor

New York, New York 10036

United States of America

Sudhir joined the Vontobel Quality Growth Boutique in August 2010 and currently leads the ESG and engagement efforts for the firm’s research team. He also manages the boutique’s thought leadership, bringing a more spontaneous conversation to clients and stakeholders on a broad range of subjects, including insights into the less seen workings of companies held.

Starting his financial career in 1989, Sudhir has 30 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Vontobel, from 2007 to 2010, he was Director of European Cash Equity Sales and Head of Global Macro Sales at Société Générale. From 2005 to 2007, he worked as a Managing Director at Middlebury Equity Partners, a fund invested in private equity and mezzanine debt. From 2001 to 2005 he was President and CEO of Pompous Pot Foods.

From 1995 to 2001, he was a Senior Equity Analyst and Head of Equity Research of the Americas at BNP Paribas, New York, and from 1992 to 1995, an Equity Analyst at Casa de Bolsa Interacciones, in Mexico City.

He received a Master of Science in Investment Analysis from the University of Stirling, in Scotland. He is also an associate of the CFA Society of the United Kingdom and holds a Series 7 FINRA License.

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