Julius Baer appoints chief risk officer

JULIUS Baer has appointed Oliver Bartholet as chief risk officer and member of the executive boards of Julius Baer Group and Bank Julius Baer, effective April 1 2018.

Bernhard Hodler, who has held this role since 2001, will remain a member of the executive board of Bank Julius Baer and act as the deputy to the CEO, supporting the implementation of strategic projects and continuing to lead the credit function.

Bartholet is currently head legal froup regulatory & governance at UBS. He started his banking career in 1995, after working in public service, and held several senior positions at UBS, among others as global head of tax and as general counsel for the Wealth Management & Swiss Bank division.

Bartholet holds a Ph.D. from the School of Law of the University of Basle (Switzerland) and is a CFA charterholder. He is an attorney at law and a member of the International Bar Association. As a lecturer at the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland) in Law and Economics he also regularly authors and contributes to academic publications on banking and tax legislation. At Julius Baer, he will be responsible for the management and control of market, operational, compliance and bank-related legal risks.

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