Swiss private bank EFG makes senior hire.
EFG this week announced the appointment of Tobias Wehrli as the new CEO of EFG Bank von Ernst AG (Liechtenstein), starting in October 2023, subject to regulatory approval.
He succeeds Daniel Taverna, who has been appointed as EFG’s head of private banking Liechtenstein. Wehrli will report directly to Franco Polloni, head of Switzerland & Italy region at EFG, the firm said in a statement.
In his new role, Wehrli will be based in Vaduz and will focus on further strengthening EFG’s position in Liechtenstein driving the expansion of the business.
Wehrli has almost three decades of experience in the field of wealth management and private banking. He joins EFG from VP Bank AG Liechtenstein, where he spent eight years serving as a member of the group executive Management and Head Intermediaries and Private Banking, Regional Management from 2020. Wehrli was previously head of external asset managers and a member of the executive board of St. Galler Kantonalbank. Prior to that, he held several management positions and senior client relationship roles at Credit Suisse Private Banking and UBS, where he started his career in 1996, the firm continued.
Welcoming him to the firm, Polloni said: “With his extensive knowhow and vast experience, as well as his proven leadership skills, I am convinced that he will successfully drive EFG’s further growth from Liechtenstein.”
EFG Bank von Ernst AG is the Liechtenstein-based fully owned subsidiary of EFG International which is a global private banking group offering private banking and asset management services, headquartered in Zurich.