Julius Baer names new Singapore CEO

David Lim assumes the post, freeing up Thomas Meier to focus on a more strategic role, as the Swiss private bank prepares to move to new offices in the Lion City.

Swiss firm Julius Baer yesterday appointed David Lim, head of private banking for Southeast Asia, to the additional role of chief executive for Singapore. He replaces Thomas Meier, who remains in the Lion City as CEO for Asia and the Middle East.

Markus Kobler, chief operating officer for Asia and the Middle East, will support Lim in a new additional role as deputy CEO for Singapore.

Having joined Julius Baer in 2005 as CEO for Asia and the Middle East, Meier relocated from Zurich to the Lion City as Singapore CEO in July 2009 alongside his other roles. “The change in responsibilities is a natural progression, and is not part of any...

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