IQ-EQ names deputy MD for Switzerland

IQ-EQ, a leading global investor services group, has promoted Frederique ‘Freddy’ Meyer to Deputy Managing Director of its Switzerland business.

Based in Zurich, Meyer joined the group’s Private Wealth division as a director in 2014 and is also a member of the IQ-EQ Switzerland board.

Having worked in close partnership with IQ-EQ’s Managing Director for Switzerland, Serge Richard, Meyer will now officially take on the role of Deputy MD for the jurisdiction. Together, she and Richard will ensure the smooth running and continued success of the Swiss business, which is of key strategic significance to the global IQ-EQ group, offering a comprehensive range of private wealth and corporate services to clients based worldwide.

With over 20 years’ in the private wealth sector, including six years with Rothschild & Co and three years as partner of a multi-family office, Meyer has extensive experience working with ultra-high-net-worth families and their advisers to deliver expertly tailored fiduciary solutions to meet individual requirements. 

“I am delighted to take on the role of Deputy MD for IQ-EQ Switzerland," says Meyer. "Despite the Covid-19 disruption, the past year has been a great one for our Swiss business, with many exciting new business mandates and exceptional feedback from our 2020 client listening programme. I am excited to continue working closely with Serge, the wider Switzerland team and my IQ-EQ colleagues across the globe to ensure IQ-EQ Switzerland continues to go from strength to strength!”

Richard adds: “Not only does Freddy hold very strong relationships with her clients, she has demonstrated over the years exceptional management skills and has contributed greatly to building up the reputation of the business in Switzerland and beyond. She is very smart, personable, highly competent, driven and pragmatic. All of these attributes, combined with her business development skills, has made it an easy decision to promote her to Deputy MD.”

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