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Top Headlines in the Last 7 Days 

(27th Nov – 3rd Dec 2017)

No. 1 Julius Baer CEO Boris F.J. Collardi Resigns, Bernhard Holder Appointed CEO

Julius Baer CEO Boris F.J. Collardi has resigned and will leave with immediate effect.  The Board of Directors has appointed Bernhard Hodler, Chief Risk Officer as Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect.

Bernhard Holder, currently the Chief Risk Officer of Julius Baer, was named deputy to the CEO in September 2017. He has been a member of Julius Baer’s senior executive team since 1998 and has held various senior positions, including Chief Operating Officer and President of the Management Committee of the Bank. Learn More …


No. 2 Ex-Julius Baer CEO Boris Collardi to Join Pictet as Managing Partner

Pictet Group has appointed Boris Collardi, ex-CEO of Julius Baer, to join the board of Partners with effect from mid-2018.  He will be jointly responsible for Pictet’s global wealth management business, alongside Rémy Best, the managing Partner who has had sole charge of this division since December 2014.

Boris Collardi will join the existing six managing Partners, who are, in order of seniority, Nicolas Pictet, Renaud de Planta, Rémy Best, Marc Pictet, Bertrand Demole and Laurent Ramsey.  He was previously the CEO of Julius Baer, where he joined in October 2009.  Learn More …


No. 3 UBS Appoints Winfried Gutmannsbauer as COO for Asia-Pacific 

UBS has appointed Winfried Gutmannsbauer as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for WM APAC with effect from 1st January 2018.  He will report to Dirk Klee, UBS WM COO, Kathryn Shih, President UBS Asia Pacific and Edmund Koh, Head of UBS Wealth Management APAC.  He succeeds Geoffroy de Ridder and Andreas Neuber.

He is currently a Member of the Executive Board of UBS Switzerland, Operating Head WM Booking Center Switzerland & Emerging Market Locations, Head WM Omnichannel Management and Joint Chief Operating Officer UBS Switzerland. Learn More …


No. 4 Standard Chartered Hires Jimmy Chang as Head of Wealth Markets Products Sales

Standard Chartered has hired Jimmy Chang as Head of Wealth Markets Products Sales, and is based in Hong Kong.  He reports to Alex Welch, Global Head of Wealth Markets Products Sales & Stephen Man, Head of Wealth Management.

Jimmy joins from Huatai Financial Holdings, where he was Managing Director and Head Retail & Private Wealth Management.   Prior to Huatai Financial Holdings, he was with UBS.  Learn more …


No. 5 Julius Baer Hires Chew Mun-Yew as Market Head Taiwan from UBS

Julius Baer has hired Chew Mun-Yew as Market Head for Taiwan. He will report to David Shick, Head of Private Banking Greater China.

Mun-Yew joins from UBS, where he was Taiwan Country Head.  Prior, he was with Carlyle Asia, DBS Group and American Express and Monetary Authority of Singapore. Learn More …


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