Lombard Odier Reinforces its Swiss business with leading Private Bank Executive

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Lombard Odier Reinforces its Swiss business with leading Private Bank Executive

  • Andreas Arni to join as head of Lombard Odier’s Zurich office and head of its Swiss Domestic market, a newly created position
  • Lombard Odier further consolidates its leading positioning with domestic executives, entrepreneurs and families in Switzerland

Lombard Odier has appointed Dr. Andreas Arni as head of its Zurich office effective December 1, 2019.  He will also assume responsibility as head of the bank’s Swiss Domestic market, a newly created position. Dr. Arni brings extensive leadership experience gained at UBS and Credit Suisse. As a member of the Executive Committee of the Private Client unit, he will be based in Zurich, reporting to Frédéric Rochat, co-Head of Private Clients.

We are delighted to welcome Andreas to Lombard Odier. With his track record of successfully growing wealth management businesses in Switzerland and his broad experience with Swiss entrepreneurs, we are convinced he will help us further strengthen our leading position in this important market.” said Frédéric Rochat, Managing Partner and Co-Head of Private Clients at Lombard Odier.

Switzerland is one of our most important markets, hence our desire to constantly strengthen our presence and grow our client base

Dr. Arni will have responsibility for the Swiss domestic market, overseeing teams across offices in Geneva, Zurich, Lausanne, Vevey and Fribourg. In his role, he will drive Lombard Odier’s growth strategy in the Swiss market and further expansion of its client offering.

Switzerland is one of our most important markets, hence our desire to constantly strengthen our presence and grow our client base. Over the past years, we have developed a particular focus for the Swiss-German market, a strategic growth area for Lombard Odier. Combining together a distinctly differentiated offering for our Swiss clients with the creation of a new market governance, we believe that we will be well positioned to pursue our growth.” added Denis Pittet, Managing Partner and Co-Head of Private Clients at Lombard Odier.

Combining together a distinctly differentiated offering for our Swiss clients with the creation of a new market governance, we believe that we will be well positioned to pursue our growth.”

I am delighted to join Lombard Odier, a true pioneer in the area of pension planning solutions and a recognised wealth manager providing innovative solutions to a clientele of executives, entrepreneurs and families. I believe the firm’s combination of solid values, investment expertise and independence offers a unique long-term proposition for clients”, said Dr. Arni.

Andreas Arni graduated from the University of St. Gallen with a PHD in business studies and was most recently Head of Entrepreneurs & Executives Switzerland at Credit Suisse, where he also was a Member of PB Management Committee Switzerland. Previously he assumed a similar position at UBS. He brings with him over two decades of experience in the wealth management industry.

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