Julius Baer announces the hiring of Yvonne Suter as new Head of Corporate Sustainability and Responsible Investment (CSRI) as of 4 November 2019. With the appointment of the seasoned senior manager, the sustainability expertise will be further strengthened within the Group.

Zurich, 4 November 2019 – Effective 4 November 2019, Yvonne Suter takes over as Head of Corporate Sustainability and Responsible Investment of Julius Baer. In this role, she is responsible for further developing the CSRI strategy of the Group across all business areas. She reports to both the CEO Office and the Bank’s Sustainability Board.   

Yvonne Suter joins Julius Baer from Credit Suisse, where she was Head of Sustainable Investment for the 5 past years and had held several leadership and management roles since 2005. She holds a Master in International Affairs and Governance from the University of St. Gallen.                  

Philipp Rickenbacher, CEO Julius Baer said: “I am delighted that we have been able to appoint Yvonne Suter, a proven expert, as the new Head of Corporate Sustainability and Responsible Investment. Thanks to her comprehensive knowledge and network, as well as her many years of experience, she has all the prerequisites for further developing Julius Baer in the areas of sustainability and responsible investment and expanding the Bank’s activities. This will further enable us to meet the ever-increasing demands in all aspects of sustainability: economic, social, as well as environmental.”