Julius Baer is expanding its Hispanic America business by hiring six new Relationship Managers to drive continuing growth.
Zurich, 19 January 2021 – Julius Baer today announced that it has hired six new Relationship Managers (RMs) for the Hispanic American market. These hires will form a new team under the lead of Philipp Frischknecht, who will report to Andrea Cuomo, Sub-Region Head Hispanic America (HISPA). The team will join Julius Baer on 1 February and work out of Zurich. The sub-region Hispanic America, part of the region Americas, includes Chile, Argentina, Peru, Colombia, and other markets.
Beatriz Sanchez, Head Americas and Member of the Executive Board, said: “These hires underscore Julius Baer’s long-term commitment to the region Americas. We will continue to invest in the region in order to support business growth in our designated markets and key client segments.”
The new hires include:
Philipp Frischknecht, Team Head
Philipp Frischknecht joins from Credit Suisse, where he headed the Private Banking International Segment for Latin America. He was responsible for a team of approximately 15 RMs covering ten countries in the region. He brings 15 years of experience in the private banking industry.
Rodolfo Lizárraga Delgado, senior Relationship Manager
Rodolfo Lizárraga Delgado brings 12 years of private banking experience and joins from BBVA in Zurich, where he was a team head.
Ricardo Amorin, Relationship Manager
Ricardo Amorin is an experienced wealth manager with two decades of banking experience who joins from Credit Suisse.
Jürgen Ritz, Relationship Manager
Jürgen Ritz joins from Credit Suisse and brings ten years of banking experience.
Horacio Ruiz Moreno, Relationship Manager
Horacio Ruiz Moreno is an experienced banker and wealth manager who previously worked at Credit Suisse and Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires SA.
Alejandro Moreno Basols, Relationship Manager
Alejandro Moreno Basols joins from Credit Suisse. He is an experienced banker who also worked previously at BBVA and Edmond de Rothschild.
Andrea Cuomo, Head Sub-Region Hispanic America, said: “I am delighted to welcome Philipp Frischknecht and the team to Julius Baer and very much look forward to further developing our existing client base. These hires showcase Julius Baer’s commitment to hiring experienced individuals with extensive track records.”