Ex-Credit Suisse Bankers Join Julius Baer

Julius Baer, Asian Hiring Continues

Julius Baer, Asian Hiring Continues

Julius Baer continues to bulk up its Asian teams with news that three former Credit Suisse bankers have moved to strengthen the banks coverage of the Philippine and Thai markets.

In a statement the bank said that Pradinan Arkarachinores has been appointed Team Head for the Thai Market, based in Hong Kong. Prior to joining Julius Baer, she was an UHNW Relationship Manager (RM) at Credit Suisse in Hong Kong. Arkarachinores has over 10 years of private banking experience in Thailand, Singapore and Hong Kong, working with UHNW clients. In her new role she will report to Angela Bow, Head Emerging Asia at Julius Baer.

All Three From Credit Suisse

Agatha Chan, has been appointed Team Head for the Philippines market, and will also be based in Hong Kong. Chan has over 15 years of experience in partnering with UHNW and HNW clients in the Philippines and across Asia. She joins from Credit Suisse where she was a senior RM. She has also worked for Nomura Securities and BNP Wealth Management. Chan will report to Christian Cappelli, Market Group Head Philippines.

Tisha Mellado, has joined Julius Baer as a senior RM in the Philippines team, based in Singapore. Prior to joining Julius Baer, she was also a senior RM at Credit Suisse. Mellado has over 15 years of private banking experience covering UHNW and HNW clients across the Philippines, working for firms that include HSBC. She will also report to Christian Cappelli, Market Group Head for Philippines.

Thailand Attracting More Interest

«Thailand and the Philippines are important markets for Julius Baer. We are proud to attract experienced bankers, who recognise the benefits of a pure play structure for our entrepreneur clients. These bankers appreciate the accessibility of market expertise through our partners in investment banking without any conflict of interest with our core business,» commented Bow.

Thailand has become a hot location for Swiss private banks this year with Credit Suisse committing to a new business unit covering the country and even boutiques such as Lombard Odier building a presence in the country via a strategic agreement with local bank Kasikornbank. Geneva based Lombard Odier manage global investment funds on behalf of Kasikornbank’s private clients in return for a management fee.



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