Leadership Structures in the Family Office

  • Christoph WeberEmail author


The Family Officer works extremely closely with the family, as both its liaison to the outside world and its advocate and sparring partner internally. The choice of the Family Officer is thus a difficult but crucial one, as he or she must have both very deep expertise, significant managerial experience and a full set of soft skills. Depending on the volume of assets under management and the family’s potential range of required services, there may be need to hire a Chief Operating Officer to oversee daily operations as well as a corps of department managers with world-class expertise in specific asset classes or investment instruments. Interview with Leslie Voth, CEO at a large American multi family office.

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  1. 1.EssenGermany

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