Ocorian appoints Director for Business Development in latest senior Luxembourg hire
Ocorian, a provider of trust, administration and fiduciary services to corporate, institutional and private investors has appointed Pamela Valasuo as Head of Sales for Luxembourg and the Netherlands.
Valasuo brings over 20 years' experience of professional and financial services experience to Ocorian and will lead the business development strategy for the region.
A native English and Finnish speaker, Valasuo has previously held various senior management roles with several established service providers in Luxembourg. She holds both a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Law from the University of Buckingham and Stellenbosch University respectively and has also completed INSEAD’s International Director Programme in 2018. She will be responsible for new business development and building on Ocorian's existing relationships with a particular focus on asset and fund managers, corporates and institutions as well as various professional intermediaries.
Valasuo says: "I am excited about joining Ocorian at this stage of its growth. It is an exciting time for the business, which has developed significantly since the management buy-out in 2016 and I feel privileged to be part of its future development.
"We have a strong service offering and a broad network of intermediaries and I'm looking forward to working with Jean-Marie to increase our market share, specifically in the real estate and private equity spaces."
Jean-Marie Bettinger, Managing Director and Head of Luxembourg and the Netherlands, says: "Pamela is well known in the industry and has a fantastic reputation - we're delighted she has joined our new senior leadership team which combines tremendous experience with a strong ambition to succeed."