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Piergiorgio Pradelli was appointed CEO of EFG International and EFG Bank, effective as of 01 January 2018. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of EFG International’s subsidiaries EFG Bank (Monaco), EFG Investment and Wealth Solutions Holding AG and Patrimony 1873 SA.
Prior to his appointment as CEO, Mr. Pradelli held the role of Deputy CEO and CFO at EFG since January 2014 and June 2012, respectively. Before joining EFG International, Mr. Pradelli was Head of International Operations at Eurobank Ergasias SA and member of the Executive Committee, from 2006 until 2012. Prior to this, he served as Deputy Finance Director in London for EFG Bank European Financial Group SA, from 2003 to 2006, participating in major EFG Bank European Financial Group SA restructuring and strategic initiatives, notably the initial public offering of EFG International in 2005.
Mr. Pradelli started his career at Deutsche Bank, working in a number of senior management positions including Head of Private & Business Banking in Italy, and Head of Business Development for the Private Clients and Asset Management Group in Frankfurt and London from 1991 until 2003.
Mr. Pradelli is an Italian citizen, was born in 1967, and has a degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Turin, Italy.
Renato Cohn holds the role of Deputy CEO for EFG International and EFG Bank AG and is Head of Investment Solutions. In his role, Mr. Cohn is a member of the Executive Committee. Previous to his current role, he served as member of the Group Executive Board and Group Deputy CEO of BSI SA, since he joined the bank in September 2015. From 2009 until 2015, he was Co-Head of BTG Pactual Wealth Management in Sao Paulo. Before that, he served in senior positions as Head of Product and Services and Head of Sales Management at UBS Pactual. He joined Banco Pactual in 1999 and became a partner in 2004. He started his career at Banco Primus, and then worked at Banco Matrix as a Head of the Fixed Income Trading Desk.
Mr. Cohn is a Brazilian citizen and was born in 1972. He holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the Escola Politecnica of the University of Sao Paulo.
Vittorio Ferrario is Group Chief Compliance Officer and a member of the Executive Committee of EFG International, effective 1 August 2017. Vittorio Ferrario joined EFG in May 2014 as Group Chief Compliance Officer. As EFG representative, he acted as a member of the Group Executive Board of BSI Bank from November 2016 until April 2017 during the merger process of EFG with BSI. Before joining EFG, Vittorio Ferrario worked as an independent provider of Compliance and Operational Risk advisory services for Wealth and Asset Management from 2012 to 2014. Previously, from 2004 to 2011, he worked at Unigestion S.A. in Geneva, where he was Head of Compliance and Operational Risk for the Group. From 2001 to 2004, he held the role of Regional Compliance Manager at Goldman Sachs & Co Bank, located in both Zurich and Geneva. From 1989 to 2001, Vittorio Ferrario worked at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, where he held various senior positions in Audit and Consulting for financial services firms in Europe and Asia.
Mr. Ferrario was born in 1967 and is a Swiss citizen. He holds a degree in Commercial and Industrial Science with a focus on Finance from the University of Geneva and is a chartered certified accountant.
Christian Flemming is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of EFG International and a member of the Executive Committee, effective 15 January 2018. In his role as COO, his responsibilities encompass the bank’s overall Operations functions and further improving EFG’s efficiency as well as the continuous development of the bank’s servicing platform.
Previous to his position as COO of EFG, Mr. Flemming was Head of Finance at Banco BTG Pactual S.A. and before that Chief Operating Officer at BSI until the acquisition by EFG. He also worked at Banco BTG Pactual S.A. as Chief Operating Officer of the Investment Banking division and, amongst others, was a member of the Board of Directors of Banco BTG Pactual Chile. Before joining BTG Pactual, Christian Flemming worked in Investment Banking for Pátria Banco de Negócios and as a consultant for Stern Stewart & Co in São Paulo.
Mr. Flemming is a German citizen and was born in 1975. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from EAESP, Fundação Getúlio Vargas as well as a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the Escola de Engenharia, Universidad Mackenzie in São Paulo, Brazil.
Thomas A. Mueller was appointed Chief Risk Officer of EFG International and EFG Bank and member of the Executive Committee, effective as of 01 January 2018. In his role he is responsible for the Risk and Regulatory Affairs functions and report directly to the CEO.
Prior to his appointment as CRO at EFG International, Mr. Mueller was Chief Executive Officer of BSI SA since 01 November 2016. Before that he held the role of Group Chief Financial Officer at Bank J. Safra Sarasin & Co., where he was also a member of the Executive Committee, from 2010 to 2016. Between 2006 and 2009, he was Group Chief Financial Officer & Chief Risk Officer at Swiss Life, and from 2002 to 2005 Chief Financial & Risk Officer at Banca del Gottardo in Lugano, Switzerland, which was later acquired by BSI. Thomas Mueller’s professional career began in 1991 at Swiss Volksbank where he was responsible for asset and liability management. Up to and after the integration of Swiss Volksbank into Credit Suisse Group, he headed the treasury department from 1994 to 1997. Between 1997 and 2000, he worked at Marc Rich Holding and was responsible for the Group’s trading in interest rates instruments.
Thomas A. Mueller is a Swiss citizen and was born in 1965. He holds a MBA degree from the IMD business school in Lausanne, Switzerland, as well as a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Berne, Switzerland. Thomas A. Mueller has been Chairman of the Swiss Takeover Board since 01 January 2016 and a Member since 01 January 2012.
Dimitris Politis is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of EFG International and a member of the Executive Committee. In his role as CFO, his responsibilities encompass, apart from the Finance and Planning functions, the Global Treasury as well as the Investor Relations functions.
Previous to his position as CFO of EFG, Dimitris Politis held the role of Chief Financial Officer at SETE S.A. (Geneva) and was also responsible for the oversight of strategic investments in the organisation’s corporate entities, including EFG International. Mr. Politis has been with the EFG Group since 1999, when he first joined EFG Eurobank Ergasias S.A., where he was a member of the senior management team and involved in key strategic decisions and initiatives. Before joining SETE S.A. in 2013, he last held the role of General Manager, Head of Strategy and Investor Relations. Prior to joining the EFG Group, Mr. Politis started his career in 1995 at the Charles River Associates management consulting firm.
Mr. Politis is a Greek citizen and was born in 1971. He holds a MBA degree from INSEAD in France, as well as a Master’s degree in Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston (Technology & Policy programme) and a Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Imperial College in London.