Zeidler Group Appoints Michael Meier to Strengthen Swiss Representative Service

14th August 2023

Winterthur, 14 August 2023 – Zeidler Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Michael Meier as Director. 

Zeidler Group has appointed Michael Meier as Director to lead and enhance the client management and growth efforts of their Swiss Representative Service. This service involves representing foreign funds for offering to qualified and non-qualified investors in Switzerland, and Zeidler Group is authorized by FINMA (Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority) to perform this role.  

In his new role, Michael Meier will lead and accelerate the client management and growth objectives of Zeidler Group’s Swiss Representative Service. Mr Meier will be based in Winterthur, reporting to Jasminka Makovec, Zeidler Group’s Head of Regulatory Services Division. 

Mr Meier has extensive experience in client service and delivery, account management, and business development as well as Swiss Representative Services. Before joining Zeidler Group, Mr Meier was a Business Development Manager and previously an assistant vice president at a fund distribution service provider.  He also held several roles in key account management and client service positions within financial planning and multinational corporations. Mr Meier holds a master’s degree in management from the University of Lausanne and speaks French, English, and German. 

Zeidler Group is renowned for its use of tech-driven automated workflows and commitment to efficiency and scalability. The law firm’s Swiss Representative service is resolute in delivering unmatched value and expert legal delivery to ensure robust compliance and ongoing fund governance with Swiss laws and regulations as well as EU, UK, and 70+ jurisdictions for global coverage.  

Michael Meier, Director at Zeidler Group, said: 

“With our existing suite of fund solutions and newly launched Swiss Representative Service, Zeidler Group is well positioned to help clients looking to grow their business strategically in Switzerland and navigate the Swiss regulatory landscape. I’m delighted to take on this role and work alongside the incredible talent at Zeidler Group.” 

Josef El Semari, Director at Zeidler Group, added: 

“Along with his experience and expertise, Michael brings a rich understanding of the Swiss investor and regulatory landscape. We are excited to work together to further enrich our client’s investor base in Switzerland and beyond.” 

Commenting on Michael’s appointment, Jasminka Makovec, Head of Regulatory Services Division at Zeidler Group said: 

“Michael brings a wealth of expertise and experience to our team that will be invaluable to progressing our Swiss Representative Service. I am confident Michael will continue to assist our company and clients for success in seizing Swiss opportunities that create long-term sustainable growth.” 

About Zeidler Group 

Zeidler Group is a technology-driven law firm revolutionising legal, regulatory, compliance, and reporting services for the asset management industry. Zeidler Group builds collaborative, strategic, and meaningful partnerships by providing innovative digital solutions and bespoke research-based legal advice and regulatory guidance. Zeidler Group’s range of asset management clients includes some of the largest and most respected names in the industry and boutique operators. The firm services more than 200 clients with aggregate assets under management above USD 1 trillion. 

For more information, visit:zeidler.group. 


Kate Horgan