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Eric Syz, Banque Syz

Size isn’t everything as Syz revels in boutique status

Geneva-based Banque Syz has deliberately avoided scaling up and chasing higher volumes, says co-founder and CEO Eric Syz, instead targeting the higher end of the wealth market

Philipp Rickenbacher, Julius Baer

Julius Baer fleet of foot in era of monumental change

The digital revolution, Covid-19 and the changing nature of Swiss private banking are just some of the challenges facing Julius Baer’s CEO, Philipp Rickenbacher

Philip Watson, Citi Private Bank

High touch and high tech go hand-in-hand at Citi

Citi Private Bank’s innovation supremo Philip Watson has long believed in the ability of technology and data to transform private banking, but also that human interaction will remain vital

Choy Vand der Hooft-Cheong, ABN Amro

ABN Amro boxes clever to win market share

ABN Amro’s Choy-Lin van der Hooft-Cheong discusses plans to boost business in the group’s core European markets and the continued importance of face-to-face relationships

Jackie Mau, HSBC

Recruitment drive central to HSBC’s Asian expansion plans

HSBC has ambitious plans to become the leading wealth manager in Asia, and Jackie Mau is tasked with delivering a refreshed ultra-high net worth pan-regional offering

Vincent Lecomte, BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas puts faith in tech and sustainability

Vincent Lecomte, CEO of BNP Paribas Wealth Management, insists that in order to provide a comprehensive service to clients it is necessary for all parts of the bank to pull together

Victor Allende, CaixaBank

All change as CaixaBank adapts to the new normal

Coronavirus, digitalisation and ESG are just some of the issues private banks are having to face up to, says CaixaBank’s private banking boss, Victor Allende

Tom Naratil, UBS

UBS co-heads strive to combine tradition and innovation

The drive by co-presidents Iqbal Khan and Tom Naratil to put digital at the heart of UBS's wealth management offering has been given a boost by Covid-19, but both insist human interaction remains vital

David Fox, Northern Trust

Northern Trust positions itself as central hub for network of global families

Global families are keen to share information and even co-invest, and a good private bank has a vital role to play in making that happen, believes David W. Fox Jnr, president of the global family office group at Northern Trust

Francois Savary, Prime Partners

Crisis could call time on globalisation predicts Prime Partners

Francois Savary, chief investment officer of wealth advisers Prime Partners, expects greater regionalisation in supply chains as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, while predicting more state intervention in the corporate sector

Global Private Banking Awards 2022 Highlights

More than 120 banks from 50 countries around the world entered this year’s annual global private banking awards. 19 of those entrants have won more than one award. Of these, six institutions - including Citi Private Bank, BTG Pactual, Erste Private Banking, HSBC Private Banking, Northern Trust, Itaú Private Bank – gained the top position in three categories each. Video highlights from the 2022 Global Private Banking Awards.

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