IHAG Privatbank appoints Martin Keller as CEO and adds Marianne Müller and Christoph Mauchle to its Board of Directors

 – SWITZERLAND, Zurich – IHAG Privatbank today announced the appointment of Martin Keller, former CEO of Falcon Private Bank, as its new CEO,  succeeding Daniel Lipp, who has left the bank.

The company also announced the addition of Marianne Müller and Christoph Mauchle to its Board of Directors, effective on February 1, 2021. Christoph Mauchle will assume the role of Vice-Chairman.

Marianne Müller is an Executive Board member of SWA Swiss Auditors while Christoph Mauchle is a former Group Executive Board member of VP Bank. They will both strengthen the bank’s strategic and professional competencies in key areas and create the conditions for future growth.

“Martin Keller is a convincing leader with extensive experience in private and institutional asset management and a broad international network. Both personally and professionally, he brings with him all the prerequisites to further sharpen IHAG’s profile and to position the bank more strongly, particularly in the entrepreneurial environment. His profound market knowledge in private banking, as well as his comprehensive expertise in asset management, will be crucial for the bank’s further development.” said Heinrich Rotach, Board Chairman.

He added: “We are delighted that we have been able to attract two such distinguished individuals to the Board of Directors. Marianne Müller and Christoph Mauchle bring a wealth of experience and specific skills to their new role, which will help us to move forward with our strategy.”

The Board of Directors thanks Daniel Lipp for his contribution over the past three and a half years and wishes him all the best for the future.

The Board of Directors is now composed as follows:

• Heinrich Rotach (Chairman),
• Christoph Mauchle (Vice Chairman),
• Urs Baumann,
• Marianne Müller,
• Susanne Riess
• Martin Taufer.

About Martin Keller

Martin Keller has many years of international experience at the executive and board level in wealth and asset management. Before joining Falcon, he was CEO of Credit Suisse’s asset management business in the EMEA region from 2011 to 2016. Before that, he held various leadership roles at Man Investments, Deutsche Bank, UBS, and other international financial institutions.

Martin Keller was CEO of Falcon Private Bank and a member of the Advisory Board at Aquila Capital, Hamburg, the leading global asset manager in the renewable energy sector. Previously, he was CEO Asset Management of the EMEA region at Credit Suisse and founder and Chairman of the Board of Aventicum Capital, an asset management joint venture of Credit Suisse and Qatar Investment Holding.

Other positions included global roles at alternative investment provider Man Investments, as well as Deutsche Bank and UBS, where he founded and led the Global Prime Brokerage business with hedge funds. He also co-founded Bank Leu’s first Global Securities Lending & Borrowing business in Switzerland. Martin Keller spent several years of his career in both New York and London, serving in various global executive and board roles under six different regulators.

About IHAG Privatbank

IHAG Privatbank is a strong niche player in wealth management in the triangle of Zurich, Stuttgart, and Vienna. For 70 years, it has been advising a demanding clientele, some of whom it has been serving for generations. IHAG Privatbank is part of IHFS Holding AG and employs more than 100 people.

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