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Ex Julius Baer Asia CEO joins Leonteq

Ex Julius Baer Asia CEO joins Leonteq

Former Julius Baer Asia CEO Thomas Meier has been nominated as a new member of the board of directors at Leonteq, a Swiss company in the finance and technology sector.

Based in Singapore, Meier served as Asia chief executive and member of the executive board at Julius Baer from 2005 to 2015. He was also the head of private wealth management and board member of Deutsche Bank, and prior to that, Credit Suisse’s North Asia CEO in Hong Kong.

After returning to Switzerland, he became head of corporate sustainability at Julius Baer and he currently serves as chairman for the Julius Baer foundation.

Joining Meier are Christopher Chambers and Paulo Brugger, who have also been nominated as members of the Leonteq board. Chambers is currently senior advisor to Lone Star Europe and board member at the Swiss Prime Site, Oxford Science Innovation, Pendragon, Lonrho, and Berenberg Bank.

Brugger, on the other hand, is the head of the Central Bank department, a board member of Raiffeisen Switzerland, and has held various positions at UBS.

In addition, Leonteq's founding partner and CEO Jan Schoch is stepping down from his position to take over as senior advisor strategic growth initiatives. The group’s deputy CEO and CFO will succeed Schoch as new CEO.

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