We are proud to announce that Urs Vrijhof-Droese, one of our esteemed Managing Partners, has been elected to the board of the Swiss Registered Investment Advisor Association (SRIAA). This appointment reflects Urs' expertise and commitment to the investment management industry and underscores WHVP's dedication to professional excellence and leadership in serving US clients out of Switzerland.
SRIAA is a prestigious industry association that empowers its members in providing high-quality financial services and compliant solutions to US clients as well as international clientele with US-related planning circumstances. The association works to promote the highest standards of professionalism and integrity in the field of investment management and provides guidance and support on regulatory matters. As a member of the SRIAA board, Urs will play a pivotal role in shaping the association's strategic initiatives and advancing its mission to elevate the standards of investment advisory services for clients with US ties in Switzerland.
Urs has a proven track record of excellence in the investment management industry. He has developed deep expertise in serving US clients and navigating the complex regulatory landscape associated with US-related financial services. As a Managing Partner at WHVP, Urs has been instrumental in developing and implementing investment strategies that have delivered excellent results for clients from the US. His election to the SRIAA board is a testament to his outstanding leadership and expertise in this specialized area of investment management.
"I am honored to have been elected to the board of the Swiss Registered Investment Advisor Association," said Urs. "As a Managing Partner at WHVP, I am committed to upholding the highest standards of professionalism and integrity in serving US clients and clients with US-related planning circumstances. I look forward to working with my esteemed colleagues on the SRIAA board to promote best practices, advocate for the interests of our clients, and contribute to the advancement of the investment advisory profession in Switzerland."
WHVP is equally proud of Urs' appointment to the SRIAA board. "Urs has been a driving force behind our firm's success in serving US clients and clients with US-related planning needs," said WHVP's CEO, Jamie Vrijhof-Droese. "His expertise and dedication to excellence make him an invaluable asset to our team and our clients. We have no doubt that he will make significant contributions to the association and continue to be a respected leader in the investment management industry."
Urs' election to the SRIAA board is a significant milestone for both him and WHVP. It underscores the firm's commitment to providing high-quality financial services and compliant solutions to US clients, and its leaders' dedication to serving this specialized market segment. WHVP congratulates Urs on this well-deserved appointment and wishes him every success in his new role on the SRIAA board.
The association was created to assist SEC registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) as well as other professionals and financial institutions companies at serving the needs of US investors. Through its regular information, education and networking activities, SRIAA supports its members to offer high-quality services and compliant solutions, and to conduct their business according best practices. SRIAA is in contact with other associations representing the interests of advisors and their regulating bodies in order to advocate the interest of its members. Furthermore, SRIAA informs members about recent, relevant developments, represents the mutual interests of its members and when appropriate communicates with relevant stakeholders. If there are common issues and/or problems affecting the majority of its members, SRIAA will help in coordinating an effort to finding the optimal solution. This may include obtaining legal advice, or negotiating and advocating a solution on behalf of its members.
SRIAA's Mission Statement:
- Provide SEC registered investment advisors with the relevant information, education and necessary tools to run their business more professionally and compliantly, allowing them to service their clients more comprehensively.
- Serve as the No. 1 place for networking of professionals dealing with US private client
- Help to bundle the energies and resources of its members, where possible, to strengthen its members’ position and make their voice heard, while achieving cost savings in the context of relevant legal issues and solutions.