New Global Head of Structured Products at Julius Baer

Luigi Vignola,Julius Baer

Luigi Vignola,Julius Baer

The current head of Markets and Advisory Solutions Asia at Julius Baer, will take on a new role as Global Head Structured Products as of 1 February 2017.

As of 1 February 2017, Luigi Vignola will take over the role as Global Head Structured Products, the bank said today. Vignola joined Julius Baer in 2009 and has held the position as Head Markets Asia since 2012. From 2014 he has been additionally in charge of Markets and Advisory Solutions Asia.

Vignola succeeds Philipp Rickenbacher, who was in charge of Structured Products for almost seven years, before being appointed as new Head Advisory Solutions and member of the Executive Board of Julius Baer on 1 August 2016.

He joined Julius Baer in 2009 as Head Tailored Solutions Group in the Structured Products area and successfully developed the firm’s fund derivatives activities into a comprehensive offering of tailored investment solutions for (U)HNWI and institutional clients.

Singapore to Switzerland

In January 2012, he was appointed Head Markets Asia and has since been responsible for further developing and expanding the trading, execution and advisory platforms.

Since November 2014, he has been additionally in charge of Markets and Advisory Solutions Asia (formerly Investment Solutions Group Asia Pacific). In his new role Vignola will continue to report to Peter Gerlach, Head Markets and member of the Executive Board.

During the first few months of his new mandate Vignola, who spoke with finews.asia earlier this year on a range of issues, will operate out of Singapore and focus on the integration of the Structured Products Asia offering into the global Structured Products organisation, before relocating to Switzerland by mid-2017. Senior appointments in Asia will be communicated in due course.

 

 

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