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Julius Baer Recruits Six-Person Hispanic American Team

Tom Burroughes Group Editor 20 January 2021

Julius Baer Recruits Six-Person Hispanic American Team

The team, which serves a range of people linked to Latin America and the nearby region, is based in Zurich. The joiners come on board at the firm from the start of February.

Julius Baer has recruited six new relationship managers for the Hispanic American market. These hires will form a new team under the lead of Philipp Frischknecht, who will report to Andrea Cuomo, sub-region head for Hispanic America (HISPA). 

The team will join Julius Baer at the start of February and work from Zurich. The sub-region Hispanic America, part of the region Americas, includes Chile, Argentina, Peru, Colombia, and other markets.

“These hires underscore Julius Baer’s long-term commitment to the region Americas. We will continue to invest in the region in order to support business growth in our designated markets and key client segments,” Beatriz Sanchez, head Americas and member of the executive board, said.

Frischknecht is joining from Credit Suisse, where he has headed the private banking international segment for Latin America. He was responsible for a team of about 15 RMs covering 10 countries in the region. He brings 15 years of experience in the private banking industry.

Rodolfo Lizárraga Delgado, senior RM, brings 12 years of private banking experience. He is joining from BBVA in Zurich, where he was a team head.

Ricardo Amorin, who is an experienced wealth manager with two decades of banking experience, was formerly at Credit Suisse.

Jürgen Ritz is also joining from Credit Suisse, bringing 10 years of banking experience.

Horacio Ruiz Moreno is an experienced banker and wealth manager who previously worked at Credit Suisse and Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires SA.

Alejandro Moreno Basols, who is joining from Credit Suisse, is an experienced banker who also worked previously at BBVA and Edmond de Rothschild. 

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