Mirabaud Asset Management has appointed Elena Villalba as the new head of sales for Iberia and Latin America.

Villalba has an experience of 20 years in the financial services industry, and most recently served as the business development head at MerchBanc. Before joining MerchBanc, she spent five years as a deputy general manager at Banco Madrid.

Villalba previously was the founding partner and co-CIO at Focus Capital, as well as also worked at Credit Suisse and American Express.

Mirabaud global head of sales and marketing Bertrand Bricheux said: “With Elena Villalba’s experience and dedication to the business, we are confident we will take Mirabaud Asset Management to the next level in Spain and Portugal by continuing to expand our investment solutions and our reach to clients who are at the heart of everything we do.”