This publication brings further reports on senior moves and changes in the global wealth management sector.
Vontobel, another Swiss private bank, to be a member of its board of directors.
The nomination is subject to regulatory approval and the approval of shareholders at an extraordinary general meeting on 7 October, the firm said in a statement.
After a familiarisation period, Dr Brandenberger will take over as chair of EFG International's risk committee, it said.
At Vontobel, Dr Brandenberger has been managing director, head of risk control and a member of that firm’s finance and risk management team. She started her career at the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority.