Pictet Wealth Management appoints Robert Suss as CEO for UK
Pictet Wealth Management has appointed Robert Suss as CEO of Pictet Wealth Management (PWM) UK. Robert Suss will take up his new position on 6 September and will work alongside Heinrich Adami during a transitional period until the end of December, when Heinrich will retire. Robert Suss will report to Sven Holstenson, Head of PWM Europe.
Robert Suss spent 18 years at Goldman Sachs, most recently as Managing Director, Head of Private Wealth Management, London. His previous positions at Goldman Sachs included Head of UK and Ireland Private Wealth Management and Head of Wealth Management Solutions. Robert is Deputy Chair of the Royal Academy of the Arts Trust and Chair of Royal Academy School Dinner and Auction.
Commenting on his appointment Robert Suss said: “I am thrilled to be joining the world class team at Pictet, a company I have admired for many years. I am excited to help build on the amazing service it provides for its clients”.
Heinrich Adami has had a long and successful career in private banking. He joined Pictet in 1997 as Managing Director and Head of the private-client office in London, while also coordinating the Bank’s efforts in Austria and Germany. Heinrich is an Equity Partner and has overseen the tremendous growth of the London office.
Heinrich Adami, CEO of Pictet Wealth Management UK said: “London has always been an important financial center for the Group and more specifically, for private clients at PWM. We are delighted to welcome Robert Suss to successfully lead our teams and to provide the best service to our clients”.
Marc Pictet, Managing Partner, Pictet Group said: “I want to thank Heinrich for the outstanding work he has done for Pictet in the United Kingdom over the last 25 years. He embodies the professionalism and attention to detail that clients have come to expect at Pictet. We wish him all the best in his retirement. We are delighted to welcome Robert to Pictet who shares our sense of tradition and strong entrepreneurial spirit. We are certain that he will help us further develop our already strong UK business”.