KARL G. WELLNER
Chairman & CEO
Karl Wellner joined Papamarkou Wellner Asset Management in 2003 as President and CEO. Mr. Wellner was previously President and CEO of Key Asset Management (USA) Inc. Mr. Wellner is also Founder, partner/shareholder of KAWE Kapital, one of the first members of the Tallinn Stock Exchange in Estonia and one of the larger independent investment management firms in the country. He was previously Director of Business Development at Bank Julius Baer in New York and CEO of JS Products, the U.S. subsidiary of an investment firm within the Volvo Group. Mr. Wellner also served as CEO of Habsburg, Feldman, the U.S. affiliate of the Geneva-based fine art auctioneer.
Mr. Wellner is a native of Sweden and a graduate of the Stockholm School of Economics. He is fluent in English, Swedish, German, French, Estonian. He is proficient in Italian and also has some knowledge of Russian. Mr. Wellner is Chairman of the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce, President of the NYSPCC (New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.) He is Co-Chair of Duke University's Parents Program and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.