Indosuez Wealth Management announces four new senior appointments in Asia
Hong Kong, 23 July 2021 - Indosuez Wealth Management in Asia (“Indosuez”), the global wealth management brand of Crédit Agricole group, has announced the following new appointments with immediate effect:
- Bernard Mueller as Head of Risk Asia and for Singapore Branch
- Kristin Chung as Head of Risk for Hong Kong SAR Branch
- Eric Chan as Senior Director, Investment Advisory for Hong Kong SAR Branch
- Anthony Cheng as Senior Director, Investment Advisory for Hong Kong SAR Branch
Bernard and Kristin have extensive expertise in the areas of credit and risk management in banking, while Eric and Anthony bring a deep understanding of private wealth management.
Bernard Mueller has been appointed Head of Risk Asia and for Indosuez’s Singapore Branch. A highly experienced member of the bank, Bernard relocates from Geneva where he was Head of Credit & Risk Wealth Management for Indosuez in Switzerland. He will continue to strengthen Indosuez’s credit & risk franchise in his new role in Asia.
Kristin Chung takes on the role of Head of Risk for Indosuez’s Hong Kong SAR Branch and reports to Bernard. Prior to Indosuez, Kristin was the Head of Credit Risk in HSBC Private Bank in Hong Kong SAR, where she led the Credit & Product Risk team, covering the Hong Kong SAR booking centre while supporting the private banking centres in Singapore and Taiwan. With over 20 years of experience, she brings valuable expertise from leading various credit and risk teams in in renowned international financial institutions.
Eric Chan has been appointed Senior Director, Investment Advisory for Indosuez’s Hong Kong SAR Branch. He has substantial expertise providing investment advisory and portfolio management advice to high worth clients across multi-asset classes. Prior to joining Indosuez, Eric was Director, Investment Advisor at Julius Baer.
Anthony Cheng is also Senior Director, Investment Advisory for the Hong Kong SAR Branch. Like Eric, he has strong experience in private banking, especially advisory in structured products to high net worth clients globally. Before Indosuez, he was with Deutsche Bank, Private Wealth, Hong Kong SAR, where he was responsible for driving the internal product launch of cross asset structured products.
Omar Shokur, Asia Chief Executive Officer of Indosuez, said: “We are delighted to welcome Bernard, Kristin, Eric and Anthony to Indosuez as we strive towards continued growth in Asia. We are confident they will bring their extensive expertise in credit & risk and investment advisory to bear in the region and strengthen our capabilities as leaders in the wealth management industry.”
Olivier Livenais, Chief Executive Officer of Indosuez’s Hong Kong SAR Branch, said: “We are pleased to grow our Hong Kong SAR team with Kristin, Eric and Anthony to enhance our credit and risk controls while augmenting our advisory offerings. It makes us even better placed to provide good holistic support for our clients.”
About Indosuez Wealth Management
Indosuez Wealth Management is the global wealth management brand of Crédit Agricole group, ranked 10th in the world in terms of total assets (The Banker - July 2020, based on results at the end of 2019).
Shaped by more than 145 years of experience supporting families and entrepreneurs around the world, Indosuez Wealth Management offers a tailor-made approach that allows our clients to build, manage, protect and pass on their wealth according to their goals and ambitions. Its teams take a comprehensive view and provide expert advice and exceptional service, offering a wide range of services for the management of both personal and business assets.
Renowned for its international reach combined with a human scale, Indosuez Wealth Management has 3,060 employees in 10 locations around the world, in Europe (Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Spain and Switzerland), Asia-Pacific (Hong Kong SAR, New Caledonia and Singapore), the Middle East (United Arab Emirates).
With 128 billion euros in assets under management (as at 31/12/2020), Indosuez Wealth Management is one of the global leaders in wealth management.
About Indosuez Wealth Management in Asia
Indosuez Wealth Management has a solid foundation in Asia as a pioneering bank with more than a century old heritage, when Banque de l’Indochine opened its historic offices in Hong Kong SAR and Singapore. From these two locations, branches of CA Indosuez (Switzerland) SA, almost 350 highly specialised wealth managers combine their knowledge of the region with the vast opportunities provided by the global network of Indosuez Wealth Management and the Credit Agricole group.