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EFG reports on business performance and announces GBC appointment

EFG International is continuing to systematically execute its 2022 strategic plan with a focus on achieving sustainable and profitable growth. As part of these efforts, EFG has made strong progress with its strategic business initiatives and CRO hiring in the year to date, while realising significant cost synergies.

13 November 2019

EFG nominates new Chair and additional new Member of the Board of Directors for election at AGM 2020

The Board of Directors of EFG International and EFG Bank is today announcing the nomination of Peter Fanconi as its new Chair and of Amy Yip as a new member of the Board of Directors, subject to the approval of shareholders at the Annual General Meeting in April 2020. John Williamson, EFG’s current Chair of the Board, has decided not to stand for re-election at the next AGM.

05 November 2019

EFG International opens advisory office in Dubai

EFG International is executing its growth strategy as presented on 13 March 2019 and expanding its footprint in the Middle East with the establishment of a new presence in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Having received the necessary regulatory approvals from the Dubai Financial Services Authority, EFG’s new advisory office is expected to be fully operational by 11 December 2019. It will be headed by Sascha Pietrek, effective 01 November 2019.

31 October 2019

EFG International appoints Bernardo Meyrelles as new Country Head Portugal

EFG International formally commenced operations in Lisbon, Portugal, on 01 September 2019, as previously announced. Following the successful launch of this new branch of its Luxembourg entity, EFG Bank (Luxembourg) S.A. − and to further strengthen its private banking business in the country in line with its 2019-2022 strategic plan − EFG is today announcing the appointment of Bernardo Meyrelles do Souto as the new Country Head Portugal, effective immediately.

24 September 2019

EFG International appoints Amy Yip as Chair of its Asia Pacific Advisory Board

The Board of Directors of EFG International and EFG Bank is today announcing the appointment of Amy Yip as the new Chair of the Asia Pacific Advisory Board, effective immediately. In this role, she will help drive and oversee the further expansion of EFG’s business in Asia Pacific, in line with its 2022 strategic plan.

28 August 2019

Executing the 2022 strategic plan: Driving business initiatives and hiring CRO teams

EFG is executing on its 2022 strategic plan that is focused on achieving profitable growth and effective capital deployment by advancing its business initiatives, hiring CROs and further developing its international footprint.

24 July 2019