Banque Cantonale Vaudoise announces Eftychia Fischer as next Board Chair

– SWITZERLAND, Lausanne –  Banque Cantonale Vaudoise (SWX: BCVN) today announced that the Vaud Cantonal Government has appointed Board member Eftychia Fischer as the next Chair of its Board of Directors, effective on 1st January 2022, succeeding Jacques de Watteville, who has been Chairman since 2018 and will serve as Board Chairman until 31 December 2021.

Following her election to the Board of Directors at the 2020 AGM, Ms. Fischer immediately brought her wealth of experience to bear at BCV.

The Vaud Cantonal Government and the Bank are delighted that Ms. Fischer will be putting that skill set to work for the Vaud economy as Chair of BCV’s Board.

About Eftychia Fischer

In the course of her career, Eftychia Fischer has acquired extensive experience in banking and finance. After graduating with a BSc in Physics from Imperial College London, Ms. Fischer began her career in 1986 as an interest-rate derivatives trader at Société Générale Strauss Turnbull in London. She then held managerial positions at firms in Paris and Zurich, including J.P. Morgan & Co., Julius Baer, and EFG International, and joined UBP in 2010 as the Head of the Treasury & Trading Division. She took on an additional role as the head of asset management from 2012 to 2015 before being appointed to UBP’s Board of Directors. She has also been a Board member of the Vaud-based insurance company Vaudoise Assurances since 2016.

A Greek and Swiss national, Ms. Fischer completed the Advanced Management Program at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and is a certified Chartered Financial Analyst and Financial Risk Manager. She speaks French, German, English, and Greek.

About Banque Cantonale Vaudoise (BCV)

Banque Cantonale Vaudoise (BCV) is the cantonal bank of the Swiss Canton of Vaud. Headquartered in Lausanne, it is Vaud’s biggest bank by the balance sheet. BCV is a universal bank providing retail banking, corporate banking, wealth management, and trading services.

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