SGG Group appoints four new client directors in Luxembourg

We are pleased to announce that the senior team at SGG Luxembourg is expanding with the arrival of four new recruits. We welcome Frank Pletsch, Riccardo Zorzetto, Ajit Singh Rai and Gautier Despret as our newly appointed client directors in Luxembourg.

Our new client directors bring substantial experience to support the SGG Luxembourg team.

Frank Pletsch has extensive experience in the industry, having worked as Director, Head of Corporate Management Services at United International Management, and at Intertrust Luxembourg as a business unit manager for Corporate and Legal before that. His focus is on the German-speaking marke; in particular clients investing in real estate and using Luxembourg as a hub.

Riccardo Zorzetto brings over 10 years of professional experience with Intesa San Paolo Bank Luxembourg, where he worked as a relationship manager and then in international development. He was responsible for the international development of the bank with a focus on private equity.

Ajit Singh Rai comes on board after working with Vistra as a key account director, where he was looking after a PERE client portfolio and driving business development as well as cross-selling initiatives. As a graduate in law, he has gained experience as General Counsel for a Luxembourg-based financial institution and for Babcock & Brown in London.

Gautier Despret brings significant experience in the Luxembourg alternative investments sector, having spent nine years with EY and two years with Mazars. Gautier is a lecturer in several Luxembourg learning institutions and also an active member in LPEA and Alfi working committees. He was previously a senior manager in the Debt Fund Division of Alter Domus.

Commenting on the newly appointed client directors, Managing Director of SGG Luxembourg, Christian Heinen, said:

“We firmly believe that Frank, Riccardo, Ajit and Gautier will have a key role to play in our growing business by helping to meet our ambitious objectives in the alternative space and leveraging cross-selling opportunities.”