Harcourt Names Wessling Chief Investment Officer

Jul 7 2009 | 2:15am ET

Alternative investments firm Harcourt Investment Consulting has promoted its head of portfolio management to chief investment officer.

Georg Wessling, who joined the firm four years ago, succeeds Chrisophe Grünig, who remains a member of the firm’s board of directors and investment committee. Wessling will focus on expanding the firm’s business in Asia.

“Georg is closely familiar with Harcourt and our portfolios,” CEO Stephan Fritz sad. “In the past four years, Georg has made significant contributions to all aspects of the firm’s investment activities and we are certain that he will excel in his new role.”

Wessling has served as head of portfolio management since 2006, and joined Harcourt’s investment committee last year. Before working at Harcourt, he was an investment consultant at Zurich-based Ecofin.

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