Bank Syz hires Swiss country head to spearhead domestic expansion

Tuesday, 11/23/2021

Bank Syz has appointed Dominik Staffelbach as Head of Switzerland to lead its domestic expansion strategy. 

Tuesday, 11/23/2021 - 10:49

Staffelbach, who will be based in Zurich, joins the bank with more than two decades of private banking experience in Switzerland and around the world. Before joining Bank Syz, Staffelbach worked at the private bank Rahn+Bodmer, where he was responsible for entrepreneurs. Prior to this, he spent more than 15 years at the UBS Group, where he held various managerial and non-managerial positions in Switzerland and abroad, with a focus on developing ultra-high-net-worth clients globally. He graduated from the University of Zurich and holds a Master’s degree in Banking and Finance.

Reporting into Nicolas Syz, Head of Private Banking, Staffelbach will be responsible for developing and implementing Syz’s strategy for the Swiss market by leveraging its wide range of difficult-to-access wealth management services and alternative investments.

Commenting on Staffelbach’s appointment, Nicolas Syz said: “Dominik is a fantastic addition to our team. His deep knowledge of the Swiss private banking market and his experience with affluent Swiss clients will help us to achieve our domestic ambitions and drive sustainable growth and profitability. We seek to exceed our clients’ expectations through outstanding service, excellent investment performance and democratising access to alternatives, which have been core to our DNA since day one.  Dominik is fully aligned with our culture and values – and we are delighted with his arrival.”

Dominik Staffelbach, Head of Switzerland, Bank Syz, added: “Syz is a private banking pioneer, as they focused on performance from their inception.  It is one of the truly few, Swiss family owned and managed private banks with an entrepreneurial spirit. I look forward to leveraging my own experiences and growing our Swiss client base by delivering institutional-class wealth management services.”