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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.
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.
Martin Freiermuth is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of EFG International and EFG Bank and a member of the respective Executive Committees, effective as of 17 August 2020. In this role as COO and reporting directly to CEO Giorgio Pradelli, Martin Freiermuth oversees the entire Operations and IT functions and is responsible for further improving EFG’s operational efficiency as well as driving the bank’s digitalisation efforts.
Prior to joining EFG, Martin Freiermuth was with Banque Internationale à Luxembourg, where he worked since 2014, first as Group Head Products & Solutions and since October 2018 as Group Head Products & Markets and member of the Executive Committee. He also served as member of the Boards of Directors for IWI – International Wealth Insurer – in Luxembourg between 2015 and 2016 and for the Luxemburg Stock Exchange between 2019 and 2020. Before this, Martin Freiermuth worked at Bank Vontobel AG in Zurich for more than ten years from 2002 to 2013. He joined Vontobel as Head Credit & Counterparty Risk and later became a member of the Executive Committee Private Banking, first as Head Private Banking Services and later Head PB Wealth Management Services.
Martin Freiermuth is a Swiss citizen and was born in 1970. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of St. Gallen as well as a European Master Diploma of the Community of European Management Schools (CEMS).
Enrico Piotto is Chief Risk Officer and a member of the Executive Committee of EFG International since 01 June 2021.
Before joining EFG, he has served as Head of Lending for Wealth Management Europe at Deutsche Bank since 2018. From 2003 to 2018, Enrico Piotto held various senior roles at UBS AG, including Chief Risk Officer for Wealth Management Europe, Emerging Markets and Global Head of Wealth Management Transaction Decisions.
Enrico Piotto was born in 1972 and is a Swiss and Italian citizen. He holds a PhD in Nuclear Physics from the University of Milan and an M.A. in Physics from the University of Padua.
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.
Harald Reczek is Head of Investment Solutions and a member of the Executive Committee since 01 May 2021. He joined EFG in 2020 as Deputy Head of Investment Solutions and Global Head of Distribution.
Previously, he served as Head of Distribution EMEA and later as Deputy Head Asset Management for Switzerland and the EMEA region at Credit Suisse. Prior to that, he was Co-CEO at Deutsche Asset Management Switzerland from 2013 to 2015 and before served as CEO and Country Head Switzerland, Italy, Austria & CEE at DWS Schweiz since 2006.
Harald Reczek is an Austrian citizen and was born in 1969. He holds a Master of Business Administration in International Economics and Business Studies from the Leopold-Franzens University of Innsbruck.
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