Swiss private bank Julius Baer has continued its Asian expansion with the hire of Christopher Todd Burgess in a newly created role as head of the international desk and external asset manager EAM business in Hong Kong.
Burgess left rival firm Clariden Leu in early September, where he had held several senior positions, including head of North Asia.
He will now cater both to international and institutional clients, such as family offices and external asset managers. The international desk will serve clients around the world who are managed by wealth advisers in Hong Kong.
Julius Baer is seeking to expand its EAM business, says a spokeswoman, so...