Rothschild & Co’s Wealth Management business expands its Zurich-based team for Central and Eastern European clients

Headshot of Rothschild & Co's Gerold Reiser

Five new client advisors join Rothschild & Co’s Wealth Management business in Zurich, to work alongside the existing team and further accelerate growth in Central and Eastern Europe.

Rothschild & Co has hired five new client advisors in its Wealth Management business in Zurich, to focus mainly on clients from Central and Eastern Europe. The new team joins from Credit Suisse and will start at Rothschild & Co on 1 September 2023.

The team is headed by Gerold Reiser, who has over 18 years’ experience as a private banker. Most recently, he was Head Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) at Credit Suisse, where he was responsible for 14 CEE markets within the Wealth Management Division. He becomes Market Head CEE, effective 1 October 2023, and will report to Andreas Feller.

Alongside Gerold Reiser, the four other client advisors joining Rothschild & Co are Maciej Wiackowski, Magdalena Majewska Koch, Viktors Bolbats and Lars Lang, all of whom also have many years’ experience in serving ultra-high-net-worth family offices and corporate clients across CEE markets. The CEE team will be supported by Alberto Rigamonti as Client Executive and Yann Bürgisser as Assistant.

Laurent Gagnebin, CEO of Rothschild & Co’s Swiss Wealth Management business said: “These hires are in line with our continued focus on key European markets. After successfully expanding our capabilities for Swiss domestic clients in recent months, broadening our focus to additional European markets is the natural next step. We see great potential in Central & Eastern European markets and are targeting sustainable growth there. The close work we do with Rothschild & Co ‘s Global Advisory and Merchant Banking divisions will be invaluable in this respect.”

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For further information:

Wealth Management, Rothschild & Co
Kilian Borter / Philippe Welti
Tel: +41 (0)44 295 90 73
Tel: +41 (0)44 295 90 72
kilian.borter@open-up.ch
philippe.welti@open-up.ch

About Rothschild & Co, Wealth and Asset Management

Rothschild & Co is family-controlled and independent and has been at the centre of the world’s financial markets for over 200 years. With a team of c.4,200 talented financial services specialists on the ground in over 40 countries, Rothschild & Co’s integrated global network of trusted professionals provide in-depth market intelligence and effective long-term solutions for our clients in Global Advisory, Wealth & Asset Management, and Merchant Banking.  

Wealth Management offers its clients an objective long-term perspective on investing, structuring and safeguarding assets, to help them preserve and grow their wealth. Asset Management offers innovative investment solutions in a variety of asset classes, designed around the needs of each and every client. We serve a diverse client base from our European offices in France (Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Bordeaux, Toulouse, Aix-en- Provence), United Kingdom and Channel Islands (London, Guernsey, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds), Switzerland (Zurich, Geneva), Germany (Frankfurt, Düsseldorf), Belgium (Brussels), Italy (Milan), Israel (Tel Aviv), Spain (Madrid), Luxembourg and Monaco. Wealth and Asset Management assets total some €100 billion.

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