CEO Swiss Life Asset Managers Germany
After studying economics at the University of Zurich, Per Erikson began his career at Credit Suisse Asset Management in 1997. He worked as a portfolio manager in the Foreign Currency Bonds and Swiss Franc Bonds areas for four years before moving to Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie, where he served as relationship manager for Scandinavian institutional investors.
From 2002 until 2007 he worked as a portfolio manager and in various management positions at Winterthur Group Asset Management, finally as Head of Fixed Income. In this function he was responsible for the Winterthur Group Switzerland's Fixed Income strategy as well as that of several foreign locations.
In 2007 he came to Swiss Life Asset Managers as Senior Portfolio Manager and spent two years charged with several sectors of Swiss Life's corporate Bond portfolio. He then took on overall management and strategic development of the global Fixed Income portfolio as Senior Portfolio Manager Fixed Income.
In 2010 Per Erikson returned to Swiss Life Asset Managers. In his function as Head of Corporate Bonds he was responsible for Swiss Life's Corporate Bond portfolio in Switzerland and at its subsidiaries. Between 2015 and 2018 Per Erikson was Chief Investment Officer Germany. From 2018 until 2019 he was Head of Proprietary Insurance Asset Management (PAM) France. Since 2015 Per Erikson has been a member of the Executive Committee of Swiss Life Asset Managers and since 2020 CEO Swiss Life Asset Managers Germany.