EFG International makes senior appointment
EFG International has appointed Adrian Kyriazi as regional business head for Continental Europe and Switzerland, effective 14 July.
Kyriazi will be a member of both the EFG International and EFG Bank executive committees, subject to regulatory approval.
Kyriazi will take over responsibility for Switzerland from John Williamson, CEO of EFG International (who assumed regional business responsibility for Switzerland during the second half of 2013, on a temporary basis) and for Continental Europe from Alain Diriberry, chairman, private banking Geneva and market co-ordinator for CEE and Africa.
Kyriazi was previously with Credit Suisse, where from 2010-14 he was managing director, market group head for Greece, CEE/Poland. Previously he spent 19 years at HSBC in a variety of different roles.
Williamson says: "I am very pleased that Adrian Kyriazi is joining us as regional business head, Continental Europe and Switzerland. He brings extensive private banking and client management experience across a range of markets and disciplines, providing a compelling fit for EFG. He is also a proven business leader, well equipped to develop our Continental European and Swiss businesses in a coordinated fashion."
Kyriazi says: “I am excited to be joining EFG International. It is a strong and dynamic business, with a clear focus on private banking, and a clear commitment to delivering profitable growth. I am convinced there is significant potential to grow, and I am really looking forward to working with the EFG leadership team to make this happen."
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