Executive Committee

EFG International

  • Giorgio Pradelli - Chief Executive Officer

    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 H. Cohn - Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Head of Investment Solutions

    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.

  • Yves Aeschlimann - Group Head of Legal & Compliance

    Yves Aeschlimann was appointed Group Head of Legal & Compliance of EFG International and EFG Bank and member of the Executive Committee, effective 01 March 2019. In his role, he oversees the combined Legal and Compliance division and is responsible for further enhancing EFG’s regulatory compliance framework.

    Prior to joining EFG, Mr Aeschlimann served as Group Head of Legal and Compliance and a member of the Executive Committee at Edmond de Rothschild (Suisse) SA since 2013. Prior to that, he worked as a Senior Financial Sector Specialist in Financial Market Integrity for the World Bank in Washington DC and spent eight years at the Geneva Criminal Justice Department as Investigating Magistrate from 2001 to 2009. Mr Aeschlimann is a registered barrister and started his career as a practising attorney in Geneva.

    Mr Aeschlimann is a Swiss citizen and was born in 1967. He holds a Master of Law from the University of Geneva, where he also worked as a research assistant for three years. Since 2016, he is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Case Law University in Cleveland, Ohio.

  • Christian Flemming - Chief Operating Officer

    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.

  • Dimitris Politis - Chief Financial Officer

    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.

  • Ranjit Singh - Chief Risk Officer

    Ranjit (Raj) Singh is the Chief Risk Officer of EFG International and EFG Bank and member of the Executive Committee, since 01 January 2019. In his role he is responsible for overseeing and further enhancing EFG’s global Risk function.

    Prior to joining EFG, Raj Singh served as Group Chief Risk Officer on the Group Executive of Standard Life Aberdeen Plc in Edinburgh and London from 2013 to 2018. Prior to that, he served as Group Chief Risk Officer of Swiss Re AG in Zurich, Switzerland, where he was also a member of the Executive Board and Committee, from 2007 to 2011. From 2002 to 2007, he held the position of Group Chief Risk Officer at Allianz SE in Munich, Germany, where he was also a member of the Group Management. Before joining Allianz, Raj Singh worked at Citigroup from 1989 to 2001, holding several senior management positions in Germany, Belgium, the UK and the USA.

    Raj Singh is a US citizen and was born in 1962. He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Winona State University in Minnesota, USA, and a Master of Business Administration in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona, USA.