Indosuez Wealth Management appoints new Head of Key Clients & Family Offices for the Zurich Branch
Geneva & Zurich, 1st of March 2022 - Indosuez Wealth Management has appointed Dr Alexandra Skreta as new Head of Key Clients & Family Offices at its Zurich Branch. The appointment of Dr. Alexandra Skreta is part of Indosuez Wealth Management’s strategic initiative to strengthen its presence amongst key clients & family offices.
To serve these clients, it is in a unique position to leverage on synergies with Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank and to rely on the capabilities, financial strength and network of the whole Crédit Agricole group. This goes in line with the recently launched "Private Investment Banking", combining the global expertise of senior investment and private bankers, with the aim to respond, support and advise on these clients long-term needs in all aspects of their wealth.
Dr. Alexandra Skreta has more than 25 years of experience in the financial industry, both in wealth management for key clients & family offices and in investment banking. She is in charge of developing and expanding this business segment with a special focus on German speaking Switzerland and reports to Emile Salawi, Head of Key Clients & Single Family Offices, and to Elvio Gasparin, Head of Indosuez’s Zurich Branch.
Emile Salawi commented: “Our institution has traditionally been an ideal partner for key clients and family offices, given our alignment of values, our sustainable long-term approach and the broad and international offering of the whole Group. Thanks to Alexandra’s extensive experience in both wealth management and investment banking, her extensive network and integrated approach, we are now even better positioned to support our clients comprehensively in achieving their personal and business goals.”
Alexandra has worked for Swiss Universal and Private Banks in Zurich and abroad and has been an advisor to family offices and family holdings in various functions. Alexandra holds a doctorate in Banking & Finance from the University of St.Gallen (Dr.oec.HSG) and has strong multilingual skills.
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About Indosuez Wealth Management in Switzerland
Indosuez Wealth Management in Switzerland is one of the leading institutions in the Swiss financial centre and is currently one of the top five foreign banks in the country. In addition to wealth management activities, the bank in Switzerland is active in the areas of Transactional Commodity Finance, Commercial Banking and Bank Logistics.
Its roots date back to 1876, the year Crédit Lyonnais, one of the great ancestors of the current Crédit Lyonnais group, set up in Geneva. Its teams include more than 1,000 wealth management specialists based in Geneva, Lugano and Zurich as well as in Asia and the Middle East. They combine their knowledge of the local environment with the extensive expertise and scope for action of the global Indosuez Wealth Management network and the Crédit Agricole Group. The Swiss platform steers the development of wealth management activities in Switzerland, the Middle East and Asia, and at 31 December 2020 had total client assets of CHF 39.3 billion.
About Indosuez Wealth Management
Indosuez Wealth Management is the global wealth management brand of the Crédit Agricole group, the world's 10th largest bank by total assets (The Banker - July 2021, based on 2020 year-end results).
Shaped by more than 145 years of experience in supporting families and entrepreneurs around the world, Indosuez Wealth Management offers a tailor-made approach that allows each of its clients to protect, and develop their wealth in alignment with their aspirations. With their comprehensive approach, their teams provide expert advice and exceptional service across one of the broadest spectrums of the profession, for both private and professional wealth management.
Set apart by their personal yet resolutely international scope, Indosuez Wealth Management employs 3,060 people in 10 territories around the world: in Europe (Belgium, Spain, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, and Switzerland), the Asia-Pacific region (Hong Kong SAR, New Caledonia, and Singapore), and the Middle East (United Arab Emirates).
With 128 billion euros in assets under management (as of 31/12/2020), Indosuez Wealth Management is one of the world's leading wealth management companies.