Finews appoints Sibylle Peter to its Board of Directors alongside Claude Baumann appointed Board Chairman

– SWITZERLAND, Zurich –  Finews AG today announced the appointment of a long-standing expert in Switzerland’s financial industry, Sibylle Peter, to its board of directors, effective end of December 2020, replacing co-founder Peter Bohnenblust, who is leaving the board after almost twelve years.

Concurrent with this new Board appointment, the company also announced the election of Co-founder Claude Baumann as chairman of the board of directors.

About Sibylle Peter

Sibylle Peter has been active in the Swiss financial industry for more than 20 years and comes from a publishing family. In 2017, she founded Zurich-based family office YSMA, with which she advises wealthy families in financial investments, direct investments, and investment controlling. Before that, she was a member of the executive board of a Swiss private bank headquartered in Zurich for many years. In this function, she was responsible for investment management for high net worth private clients and institutional investors, the fund business as well as business development and family office services. Before that, she was a member of the executive board of a Swiss investment controlling company for several years, where she was responsible, among other things, for building up the family office and private client segment. Since 2019, she has also been running the online store #EINSTUECKPFALZ with Susanne Geier.

Sibylle Peter studied economics at the University of Mannheim, Germany, and at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, U.S., and received her Ph.D. from the University of Mannheim.

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