Pictet Wealth Management has appointed Robert Suss as chief executive of its UK business.
Suss previously worked at Goldman Sachs, most recently as head of UK and Ireland private wealth management and head of wealth management solutions.
He is also deputy chairman of the Royal Academy of the Arts Trust and chairman of the Royal Academy School Dinner and Auction and holds a number of director roles, including at climate technology firm Empati and UK Agriculture Finance.
Suss will take up his new position on September 6 and will work alongside Heinrich Adami, the current UK chief executive, until his retirement at the end of the year. He will report to Sven Holstenson, head of Pictet Wealth Management Europe.
Adami joined Pictet in 1997 as managing director and head of the private client office in London.
Suss said: “I am thrilled to be joining the world class team at Pictet, a company I have admired for many years. I am excited to help build on the amazing service it provides for its clients”.
Adami added: “London has always been an important financial centre for the group and more specifically, for private clients at PWM. We are delighted to welcome Robert Suss to successfully lead our teams and to provide the best service to our clients”.
Marc Pictet, managing partner, Pictet, thanked Adami for the work he has done for Pictet in the last 25 years.
“He embodies the professionalism and attention to detail that clients have come to expect at Pictet. We wish him all the best in his retirement.
“We are delighted to welcome Robert to Pictet who shares our sense of tradition and strong entrepreneurial spirit. We are certain that he will help us further develop our already strong UK business”.