Tue, Mar 17, 2015

Business, Banking & Finance
Falcon Private Bank names new board member

Falcon Private Bank elected Walter Berchtold as a new member of its Board of Directors at its annual general meeting in Zurich, Switzerland, last week. 

Berchtold looks back at a successful banking career of over 30 years, during which he held various prestigious international private banking positions. 

He was a member of the Executive Board at Credit Suisse Group from 2003 to 2012 and CEO Private Banking at Credit Suisse from 2006 to 2011. 

Today, Berchtold is acting as an independent global financial services expert managing various mandates. 

Murtadha Al Hashmi, Chairman of the Board, and Eduardo Leemann, CEO of Falcon Private Bank, jointly said: “The appointment of Walter Berchtold will ideally complement our Board of Directors and we are convinced that, thanks to his profound knowledge of the private banking industry and the financial markets, Walter will play a valuable role in the growth plans of the bank. We are delighted to have him in our team.”

Falcon Private Bank’s boad consists of Al Hashmi, James Sullivan, Lennart Blecher, Christian Wenger and Berchtold. 

Falcon Private Bank is a Swiss private banking boutique with 50 years of expertise in wealth management. It provides first-class financial services to private clients and wealthy families from its headquarters in Zurich and branches and representative offices in Geneva, London, Singapore, Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

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