As of June 29, Ellen Brullard took over as president of Step Benelux, the regional branch for Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg of an international association that brings together experts from the legal, accounting, fiduciary and asset management sectors. Arendt & Medernach’s advice worked Simon Gorbuttformer director and head of wealth planning at Lombard International Assurance SA who he will become Luxembourg’s deputy director general for finance on August 1.
The newly appointed chairman stated in a press release: “I am delighted and grateful to be entrusted with the responsibility of chairing Step Benelux for the next three years. I am honored to succeed Simon Gorbutt and Louise Benjamin among others and it is an exciting new challenge for me to continue their work by further developing the Benelux footprint of this eminent association in the world of private wealth.”
The Step Association brings together asset management professionals to share their knowledge, but also aims to “play an active role in the development of laws and practices that apply to member practitioners and their clients.”