Additiv, a Zurich-based provider of digital asset management, wants to grow in Asia. For this he hires a new person in charge of the area. This is a former Credit Suisse manager.
As of April 1, 2019, Bert-Jan van Essen will join Additive Asia as Managing Director. In this role, van Essen will lead a team of sales, product and sales managers in Singapore and Vietnam. It aims to drive growth for the digital asset management tool provider in the region. The announced additive on Friday in a media release.
Van Essen was most recently Chief Technology Officer of fintech company Privé Technologies, after parting company with Dragon Wealth, the wealth manager he founded. Before that, he was Chief Information Officer Private Banking for the Asia-Pacific region of the Swiss bank Credit Suisse.
The predecessor, the new additive manager, Thomas Achhorner, wants to focus in the future on the development of new strategic markets, the announcement said. Achhorner contributed significantly to the company’s presence in Asia.