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The Global Business Committee has an advisory role to the Executive Committee, assessing business strategy, key business aspects and priorities as well as debating industry trends and issues.
Piergiorgio Pradelli was appointed CEO of EFG International and EFG Bank, effective as of 01 January 2018. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of EFG International’s subsidiaries EFG Bank (Monaco), EFG Investment and Wealth Solutions Holding AG and Patrimony 1873 SA.
Prior to his appointment as CEO, Mr. Pradelli held the role of Deputy CEO and CFO at EFG since January 2014 and June 2012, respectively. Before joining EFG International, Mr. Pradelli was Head of International Operations at Eurobank Ergasias SA and member of the Executive Committee, from 2006 until 2012. Prior to this, he served as Deputy Finance Director in London for EFG Bank European Financial Group SA, from 2003 to 2006, participating in major EFG Bank European Financial Group SA restructuring and strategic initiatives, notably the initial public offering of EFG International in 2005.
Mr. Pradelli started his career at Deutsche Bank, working in a number of senior management positions including Head of Private & Business Banking in Italy, and Head of Business Development for the Private Clients and Asset Management Group in Frankfurt and London from 1991 until 2003.
Mr. Pradelli is an Italian citizen, was born in 1967, and has a degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Turin, Italy.
Renato Cohn holds the role of Deputy CEO for EFG International and EFG Bank AG and is Head of Investment Solutions. In his role, Mr. Cohn is a member of the Executive Committee. Previous to his current role, he served as member of the Group Executive Board and Group Deputy CEO of BSI SA, since he joined the bank in September 2015. From 2009 until 2015, he was Co-Head of BTG Pactual Wealth Management in Sao Paulo. Before that, he served in senior positions as Head of Product and Services and Head of Sales Management at UBS Pactual. He joined Banco Pactual in 1999 and became a partner in 2004. He started his career at Banco Primus, and then worked at Banco Matrix as a Head of the Fixed Income Trading Desk.
Mr. Cohn is a Brazilian citizen and was born in 1972. He holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the Escola Politecnica of the University of Sao Paulo.
Mark Bagnall is the Chief Technology Officer of EFG International and EFG Bank since January 2018. He is a member of EFG International’s Global Business Committee and of EFG Bank’s Executive Committee. Previous to his role as Chief Technology Officer held the role of Chief Operating Officer since January 2011 after joining EFG International in December 2008.
Prior to his employment at EFG, Mr. Bagnall worked from 2004 to 2008 at Merrill Lynch in London and Geneva, where he was Head of International Private Client & Wealth Management Technology, having previously held IT management roles in Capital Markets & Investment Banking in London and New York from 1998 to 2003. He started his career on the IT graduate program with British Petroleum in 1989, before moving to JP Morgan in 1994.
Mr. Bagnall was born in 1967 and is a UK citizen. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science from Liverpool University.
Albert Chiu is the Head of Asia Region of EFG International and EFG Bank since June 2016. He is also a member of EFG International’s Global Business Committee and since June 2018 the Executive Chairman of EFG Bank’s Asia Pacific Region. Mr. Chiu joined EFG Bank in 2000 and established EFG Bank’s Private Banking activities in Asia (with branches in Hong Kong and Singapore).
Prior to joining EFG, Mr. Chiu was Treasury Manager at HSBC Bank USA Hong Kong Branch (1993–2000) and from 1987 until 1993 he worked for Citibank Hong Kong (Vice President).
Mr. Chiu is a Hong Kong citizen, born in 1965, and holds a Bachelor in Business Administration (Hon.) of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and completed the Advanced Management Program of Harvard Business School. He completed a Diploma course in the Sophia University in Japan.
Sir Anthony Cooke-Yarborough is the Private Banking Chairman of EFG International since 02 January 2019. In this new global role, he is a member of EFG International’s Global Business Committee and reports directly to the CEO. In addition, he is Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of EFG Private Bank Ltd, London, EFG International’s wholly owned subsidiary in United Kingdom.
Sir Anthony joined EFG Private Bank Ltd in 2009 and served as Head of Private Banking before becoming the Head of EFG’s UK Region and CEO of EFG Private Bank Ltd, London, from June 2011 to 01 January 2019. Before joining EFG, he was Chief Executive of Mourant Private Wealth, Jersey from 2005 until 2009 and Head of UK Private Banking and CEO of Barclays Private Bank Ltd from 2002 to 2005. From 1997 to 2002, Sir Anthony served as Executive Director at Merrill Lynch International Bank, London, ultimately as Deputy Head of UK Private Client business. Sir Anthony started his career at Lloyds Bank International in 1980 and held various senior management positions in the USA and Latin America, ultimately as Director, International Investments, Brazil.
Sir Anthony is a British citizen, was born in 1956, and holds a degree in economics from Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge University.
Marcelo Coscarelli is the Head of EFG’s Americas Region since January 2017 and a member of EFG International’s Global Business Committee .
Previously, he was at Citibank Latin America, serving as Managing Director and Head of the Wealth Management Business covering international high-net-worth and affluent clients starting in 2012. From 2008 to 2012, he was Chief Operating Officer of Itau Private Bank International, based in Miami. Before that, he has worked for UBS, where we held the position as Head of the Brazil Wealth Management Sales Desk at UBS in Zurich, and for Citigroup, as Head of Citigold Wealth Management for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, based in London. He also held different positions with the Citigroup Private Bank.
Mr. Coscarelli was born in 1971 and is a Brazilian and US citizen. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, USA, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Vittorio Ferrario is Group Chief Compliance Officer and a member of the Executive Committee of EFG International, effective 1 August 2017. Vittorio Ferrario joined EFG in May 2014 as Group Chief Compliance Officer. As EFG representative, he acted as a member of the Group Executive Board of BSI Bank from November 2016 until April 2017 during the merger process of EFG with BSI. Before joining EFG, Vittorio Ferrario worked as an independent provider of Compliance and Operational Risk advisory services for Wealth and Asset Management from 2012 to 2014. Previously, from 2004 to 2011, he worked at Unigestion S.A. in Geneva, where he was Head of Compliance and Operational Risk for the Group. From 2001 to 2004, he held the role of Regional Compliance Manager at Goldman Sachs & Co Bank, located in both Zurich and Geneva. From 1989 to 2001, Vittorio Ferrario worked at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, where he held various senior positions in Audit and Consulting for financial services firms in Europe and Asia.
Mr. Ferrario was born in 1967 and is a Swiss citizen. He holds a degree in Commercial and Industrial Science with a focus on Finance from the University of Geneva and is a chartered certified accountant.
Christian Flemming is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of EFG International and a member of the Executive Committee, effective 15 January 2018. In his role as COO, his responsibilities encompass the bank’s overall Operations functions and further improving EFG’s efficiency as well as the continuous development of the bank’s servicing platform.
Previous to his position as COO of EFG, Mr. Flemming was Head of Finance at Banco BTG Pactual S.A. and before that Chief Operating Officer at BSI until the acquisition by EFG. He also worked at Banco BTG Pactual S.A. as Chief Operating Officer of the Investment Banking division and, amongst others, was a member of the Board of Directors of Banco BTG Pactual Chile. Before joining BTG Pactual, Christian Flemming worked in Investment Banking for Pátria Banco de Negócios and as a consultant for Stern Stewart & Co in São Paulo.
Mr. Flemming is a German citizen and was born in 1975. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from EAESP, Fundação Getúlio Vargas as well as a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the Escola de Engenharia, Universidad Mackenzie in São Paulo, Brazil.
Adrian Kyriazi is the Head of EFG International’s Continental Europe Region and member of EFG International’s Global Business Committee . He is also a member of the Board of Directors of EFG International’s subsidiaries EFG Investment (Luxembourg) SA, EFG Bank (Luxembourg) SA, Asesores y Gestores Financieros SA, A&G Banca Privada SA, EFG Bank (Monaco), and EFG Bank von Ernst AG (Liechtenstein).
Adrian Kyriazi was previously with Credit Suisse, where from 2010 to 2014 he was Managing Director, Market Group Head for Greece, CEE/Poland. Prior to that he spent nineteen years at HSBC in a variety of different roles, including: Managing Director, Private Banking and Co-CEO, HSBC Private Bank, Monaco; CEO of West Coast Region, USA, HSBC Private Bank; and CEO of Global Practices (encompassing wealth and tax advisory, corporate finance, and family office), HSBC Private Bank.
Adrian Kyriazi is a Greek citizen, was born in 1960, and holds a degree in law from Robinson College, Cambridge University.
Maurizio Moranzoni is Head of Global Markets of EFG International and EFG Bank since October 2016. He is also a member of EFG International’s Global Business Committee and a member of the Executive Committee of EFG Bank.
Previously, Mr. Moranzoni was the Global Head of Capital Markets at BSI SA since 2003 and served as member of the Group Executive Board of BSI SA since September 2015.
Mr. Moranzoni has spent his entire career at BSI, where he started working in 1982 – first in the Forex Department, and then covering various positions in the Capital Markets Area. In 1997, he was appointed as Head of Treasury, Fixed Income and Securities Lending, and in 2003 he became Head of Capital Markets.
He was also member of the Board of Directors of BSI Europe SA until December 2016. He is currently Vice Chairman of the BSI SA Pension Fund.
Mr. Moranzoni is a Swiss citizen and was born in 1960.
Dimitris Politis is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of EFG International and a member of the Executive Committee. In his role as CFO, his responsibilities encompass, apart from the Finance and Planning functions, the Global Treasury as well as the Investor Relations functions.
Previous to his position as CFO of EFG, Dimitris Politis held the role of Chief Financial Officer at SETE S.A. (Geneva) and was also responsible for the oversight of strategic investments in the organisation’s corporate entities, including EFG International. Mr. Politis has been with the EFG Group since 1999, when he first joined EFG Eurobank Ergasias S.A., where he was a member of the senior management team and involved in key strategic decisions and initiatives. Before joining SETE S.A. in 2013, he last held the role of General Manager, Head of Strategy and Investor Relations. Prior to joining the EFG Group, Mr. Politis started his career in 1995 at the Charles River Associates management consulting firm.
Mr. Politis is a Greek citizen and was born in 1971. He holds a MBA degree from INSEAD in France, as well as a Master’s degree in Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston (Technology & Policy programme) and a Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Imperial College in London.
Franco Polloni is the Head of EFG’s Switzerland & Italy Region. He is also a member of EFG International’s Global Business Committee and a member of the Executive Committee of EFG Bank. Mr. Polloni joined EFG in May 2017 as Head of Central Switzerland, Ticino & Italy Region.
Before joining EFG, Mr. Polloni was Head of Private Clients & Asset Management and Member of the Executive Board of Banca del Ceresio in Lugano, a role he took in December 2014. Between 2008 and 2014, he held various leadership positions at BSI and was Head of Private Banking Switzerland and member of the Group Executive Board from 2008 to 2010. From 2001 to 2008, he worked at Banca del Gottardo, where he was appointed as Member of the Executive Board in 2006 and served as Head Products & Services until the bank’s integration into BSI in 2008. From 1997 to 2001 he has worked for Coopers & Lybrand (later PricewaterhouseCoopers) as manager in tax department advising international corporations and individuals. He began his career in 1993 with Ernst & Young in Zurich.
He holds a degree in business and economics from the University of Zurich and a diploma as a Swiss federal tax expert, a Trust & Estate Practitioner (TEP) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP). Franco Polloni is a Swiss citizen and was born in 1965.
Richard Thomas is the Head of EFG International’s UK Region and member of the Global Business Committee since 02 January 2019. In addition, he is CEO of EFG Private Bank Ltd, London, EFG International’s wholly owned subsidiary in United Kingdom.
Prior to joining EFG, Richard Thomas worked at Barclays UK, where he last held the role of Chief Operating Officer, Savings, Wealth and Investments. He joined Barclays in 2008 and served as as Chief Operating Officer UK Private Bank from 2015 to 2017 and Business Head London Region and Specialist Proposition UK from 2012 to 2015. Before that, he was a Managing Director and Team Leader UK. Prior to his career at Barclays, he held senior posts in the UK’s Ministry of Defence and held the rank of Captain in the Royal Navy.
Richard Thomas is a British citizen and was born in 1967. He holds a Sloan Fellowship MSc in Business Strategy and Leadership from London Business School as well as a MA in Defence Studies from King’s College London. He was awarded the MBE by Her Majesty the Queen in 2000 for his service abroad.