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Julius Baer Makes Raft Of Central, South Americas Hires

Editorial Staff

4 October 2022

Swiss private bank has made several appointments for its business serving clients in the Americas, such as Brazil.

Lucas Rizzi is joining in October as chief operations and chief technology officer. Rizzi previously worked at Itaú Private Bank where he was head of customer digital experience, the bank announced yesterday.

Greice Rabelo joined the bank in September as senior relationship manager. Rabelo previously worked at BNP Paribas where she was head of Belo Horizonte’s private banking business.

Antonio Monteiro, previously responsible for single and multi-family offices at ASA Investments, joined in September as a senior RM.

Laura Drummond Correa, who was previously at XP Investimentos, and Kevin Liu, who previously worked at Messem Investimentos, are joining Julius Baer in October as RMs.

“These appointments are a further step towards expanding and growing the business successfully in the Americas. They also underscore our commitment to continuously invest in the advancement of the different teams in our diverse region,” Beatriz Sanchez, head of region Americas, said. 

Mexico, Hispanic Americas
In sub-region Mexico and Hispanic Americas, a new team of RMs will be joining Julius Baer in October to strengthen its Mexico desk in Zurich:

Miguel Caballero is joining as team head, reporting to Marc Furler, market head for Mexico. Cabellero was formerly team leader of the Mexican desk at BBVA.

Martín Giménez Pina is is joining as senior relationship manager. He was previously a senior RM at BBVA covering Mexico and other markets in South America.

Carlos Fernández, who was previously at BBVA, is joining Julius Baer as an RM. Fernando Caro Sierra is also joining as assistant RM from BBVA where he was an account manager. 

To support the local business, senior relationship manager James Armstrong relocated to Uruguay from Zurich, and Virginia Meharu was hired as an assistant RM.