Julius Baer, the leading Swiss wealth management group, announced today the appointment of Jason Moo as new Head Private Banking South East Asia and Branch Manager Singapore, subject to regulatory approval, effective 17 February 2020. Torsten Linke will take on the new role of Head Global India & Developed Markets starting 1 January 2020.

Singapore, 8 November 2019 – Bank Julius Baer has appointed Jason Moo as new Head Private Banking South East Asia based in Singapore starting 17 February 2020. He will be succeeding Torsten Linke to lead and expand Julius Baer’s franchise in South East Asia. He will also be responsible for the Bank’s operations and development in Singapore.     

Given the Bank’s strong commitment to India and the ISC & NRI business, Torsten Linke will be leading the new Sub-Region ‘Global India & Developed Markets’, which covers Onshore India, ISC & NRI, Japan and the Asia Business managed out of Switzerland effective 1 January 2020. He will continue to be based in Singapore. Torsten Linke will continue to serve as Branch Manager Singapore until Jason Moo joins, subject to regulatory approval.       

Both Jason Moo and Torsten Linke will report to Jimmy Lee, Head Asia Pacific and member of the Executive Board at Bank Julius Baer. Jimmy Lee will be leading South East Asia ad interim from 1 January 2020 until Jason Moo joins.      

Prior to joining Julius Baer, Jason Moo had held a variety of positions in Goldman Sachs over the last 20 years. Most recently, he was CEO of Goldman Sachs Singapore (Pte) and Head of South East Asia and Australia for Private Wealth Management. Before relocating to Singapore, he held several senior roles in Hong Kong, including Head of Market Solutions Group for Private Wealth Management and Head of Alternative Capital Markets Asia Pacific. He joined the firm upon graduation as a financial analyst in Singapore and then worked in equity sales in New York before moving to Hong Kong. He received his Bachelor of Arts (honors) in East Asian Studies and Economics from Brown University in the United States.            

“We are pleased to welcome Jason to Julius Baer. His extensive experience in wealth management combined with the breadth and depth of his product knowledge will help us drive and further expand our Singapore and South East Asia businesses,” said Jimmy Lee.

“I would also like to thank Torsten for his contributions over the past years. He is a trusted partner to many of us. With his extensive management experience and relevant market expertise, he is perfectly positioned to lead our important new Sub-Region,” Jimmy Lee added.