Richard Albrecht appointed Head of Wealth Management for the French-Speaking Swiss Market

June 16, 2020

BNP Paribas in Switzerland is pursuing its growth strategy in the Swiss market and has appointed Richard Albrecht as head of a strengthened team. Based in Geneva, Richard reports directly to Jean-Paul Rojal, Head of Switzerland & International Europe Markets.

Stregthening the growth strategy on the Swiss Market

BNP Paribas in Switzerland has a new team as part of its global growth strategy in the Swiss market, which is essential for the Group.

As Head of the French-speaking Swiss market, Richard is leading the pursuit of this development objective for Ultra High Key Clients and Family Offices by capitalising on his strong commercial experience. He is also supported by a new team of three people including Igor Clainscig, former Ultra High Key Clients banker at UBS and Deutsche Bank to ensure market growth in the region.

I am delighted to welcome Richard to BNP Paribas Wealth Management. The challenges are numerous: to bring value to clients in Switzerland and to contribute to the development of this market by taking a long-term view of our integration project”

Jean-Paul Rojal

Richard Albrecht at the head of a new team

Richard Albrecht has 20 years of experience, mainly acquired in major Swiss banking groups. He began his career at UBS and Lombard Odier as a private banker specializing in the Swiss onshore market.

In his last position at Deutsche Bank, he was responsible for French-speaking Switzerland and a UHNWI & Single Multi Family Office team for the last ten years. He was responsible for the coverage of the main clients in his market. Like many international banks, he also deployed a heavy change and transformation programme.