Küsnacht, October 30, 2018
Changes in CFO roles at Bellevue Group
After more than 10 years of service, Daniel Koller, CFO of Bellevue Group and Bank am Bellevue, is leaving the company at the end of February 2019 to pursue a new entrepreneurial challenge. Michael Hutter, CFO of Bellevue Asset Management, will assume the role of Group CFO ad interim on March 1, 2019.
Daniel Koller tirelessly supported Bellevue Group's corporate development during recent years and clearly helped to shape the Group's adjustment to the new reality in the sector after the financial crisis. After more than 10 years of successful service, Daniel Koller will leave Bellevue Group at the end of February 2019 and pursue a new entrepreneurial challenge. Daniel Koller will be responsible for preparing the annual financial statements for 2018 until the day of his departure. The Board of Directors and Group Executive Board thank him for his tremendous support. "On behalf of the Executive Board, I thank Daniel Koller for his hard work and his valuable contribution to Bellevue Group's evolution over the years. We wish him all the best and every success in his future professional endeavors," remarks André Rüegg, CEO of Bellevue Group.
Michael Hutter will assume the role of Group CEO ad interim on March 1, 2019. Michael Hutter is a certified public accountant and currently the CFO of Bellevue Asset Management. He has been with Bellevue Group for more than 10 years and knows the Group very well. André Rüegg: "In light of his profound knowledge of Bellevue Group, we are very pleased that Michael Hutter is assuming the position of Group CFO ad interim."
Patrick Gilli has been hired as CFO of Bank am Bellevue and will assume his new position on January 1, 2019. He has many years of experience in the financial industry and most recently served as CFO/CCO of Rothschild Trust in Zurich for the past 6 years and Deputy CFO of Rothschild Bank for 3 years. "We are pleased to have a highly experienced banking and financial professional such as Patrick join our company as the CFO of Bank am Bellevue," remarks André Rüegg, CEO of Bellevue Group.
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Bellevue Group is an independent Swiss asset management boutique listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. Established in 1993, the company and its approximately 120 professionals are largely active in the areas of asset management and wealth management. The Asset Management segment offers a select range of active equity strategies in fast-growing markets, the healthcare sector and in other special themes such as owner-managed companies, as well as successful holistic investment strategies across all traditional asset classes. Bank am Bellevue offers first-class wealth and investment advisory services with a special focus on entrepreneurial private clients. The Group's offering of investment-related solutions is rounded out by other services. These include the establishment, management and consultation of Investment Offices, trading and custody services, and selected credit facilities for affluent private clients as well as institutional clients.