Julius Baer appoints Wolfgang Humbert-Droz as new Market Head Japan
Wolfgang Humbert-Droz joins Julius Baer from GAM, where he has been Chairman of GAM Switzerland as well as Head of Institutional and Fund Development of GAM Japan. Prior to that, he was CEO of GAM Switzerland for eight years. Wolfgang Humbert-Droz knows Japan very well: over more than ten years of work as a banking professional in Japan, he has not only gained a wealth of experience but also built an extensive network of contacts. Wolfgang Humbert-Droz holds a PhD in Law from the University of Zurich and pursued advanced studies in Japanese business law at Kyoto University, Japan.
“I am very pleased that Wolfgang Humbert-Droz will assume the position of Market Head Japan. With his vast experience of the Japanese market and his excellent network of contacts in the region he is the ideal person to further develop our business plans for Japan. At the same time, I am glad that we will continue to benefit from the great expertise of Laurent Rupp who has done an outstanding job in building up our Japanese operations,” Dr Thomas Meier commented.
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