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Julius Baer names Goldman Sachs veteran as new Southeast Asia PB head

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Julius Baer has named Goldman Sachs’ former Singapore CEO, Jason Moo, as its new head private banking South East Asia and branch manager Singapore, subject to regulatory approval. The appointment is effective 17 February 2020. He will also be responsible for Julius Baer’s operations and development in Singapore.

Moo’s predecessor, Torsten Linke, will take on the new role of head global India & developed markets at the beginning of next year. He will lead the new sub-region unit, which includes onshore India, the subcontinent, NRI, Japan, and the Asia business managed out of Switzerland.

Both Moo and Linke will report to Jimmy Lee, head Asia Pacific and member of Bank Julius Baer’s executive board. Lee will lead South East Asia ad interim from 1 January 2020 until Moo joins.

Moo, a Goldman Sachs veteran, was most recently its CEO Singapore and head of South East Asia and Australia for its Private Wealth Management business. He has also overseen GS PWM’s Market Solutions Group and headed the bank’s Alternative Capital Markets Asia Pacific business.

“We are pleased to welcome Jason to Julius Baer. His extensive experience in wealth management combined with the breadth and depth of his product knowledge will help us drive and further expand our Singapore and South East Asia businesses,” said Lee in a media statement.

“I would also like to thank Torsten for his contributions over the past years. He is a trusted partner to many of us. With his extensive management experience and relevant market expertise, he is perfectly positioned to lead our important new Sub-Region,” he added.

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