Roberto Grassi appointed new Chairman of the Board of Directors of Falcon Private Bank - Roberto Grassi appointed new Chairman of the Board of Directors of Falcon Private Bank - Falcon Private Bank
Roberto Grassi appointed new Chairman of the Board of Directors of Falcon Private Bank
Zurich — The Extraordinary Meeting of Shareholders of Falcon Private Bank has elected Roberto Grassi as new Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Dr. Roberto Grassi looks back on a successful professional career of over 30 years, during which he held various management positions in renowned international companies. Since 2001, he has been Chief Executive Officer at Fidinam Group, a global consulting company headquartered in Lugano. In the past 13 years, Dr. Grassi served as board member and deputy chairman of Banca Stato Cantone Ticino. He is deputy chairman of the Lugano Commodity Trading Association as well as board member of the Ticino Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Grassi will add highly valued expertise to our board of directors.
After more than 12 years, Christian Wenger has decided to step down from the Board of Directors, and we would like to thank him for his valuable contribution as well as for his extraordinary commitment and dedication over all these years. Christian Wenger will support Roberto Grassi during a transition period to ensure a smooth hand over.
Cyril Latroche, Vice-Chairman of Falcon Private Bank, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Roberto Grassi as new Chairman of our Board and we are convinced that thanks to his profound knowledge of the financial industry he will make a significant contribution to our future development and the growth of our Bank.”
Dr. Roberto Grassi, new Chairman of Falcon Private Bank, said: “I am confident about Falcon’s capabilities to create sustainable value for clients, employees and the shareholder alike. As Chairman of the Board of Directors, I look forward to be working closely with our CEO Martin Keller and the management to lead Falcon towards the future path.”
Martin Keller, CEO of Falcon Private Bank, added: “Together with Roberto Grassi and the Board of Directors, our management team and staff are fully committed to drive forward our transformation to future growth. We will continue to focus on initiatives strengthening our position as wealth manager embracing digital innovations and a differentiated product offering for the benefit of our clients.”
The Board of Directors is comprised of Dr. Roberto Grassi (Chairman), Cyril Latroche (Vice-Chairman) and its members Marc P. Bernegger and Dominik Schärer.
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