1 March 2023
As of November 1, 2023, LGT Private Banking has appointed Anke Bridge Haux as the new CEO of LGT Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. Subject to the approval of the supervisory authority, she will succeed Heinrich Henckel in this function, who will be appointed to the Board of Directors of LGT Bank Switzerland.
Roland Matt, CEO Private Banking EMEA, said: “With Anke Bridge Haux, we are gaining an extremely well-versed expert on the banking business and the Swiss financial center for LGT Private Banking. We very much look forward to working with her and to the expertise she will bring to the LGT Bank Switzerland will bring in. It can build on the strong foundation of our business in the Swiss financial center, which has developed very successfully over the past decade under the leadership of Heinrich Henckel.”
Anke Bridge Haux (45) has many years of extensive experience in the financial sector and in innovation management. Over the past twelve years, she has held various management positions in the Swiss unit of Credit Suisse. In 2022, as Head of Personal & Business Banking, she assumed responsibility for the general business with private and corporate customers, including the online banking app CSX. Previously, she managed the expansion of the digital banking business as Head Digital Banking from 2019 and Head Digitalization & Products from 2018 for all areas of the Swiss business unit. In 2018 she was appointed to the Executive Board of Credit Suisse (Switzerland). Her previous positions included UBS, where she worked in investment banking and wealth management from 2005 to 2010. Anke Bridge Haux is a Swiss and German citizen. She holds a Master’s degree in Finance and Economics from the University of St. Gallen and is a graduate of the General Management Program at Harvard Business School, USA.
Anke Bridge Haux will join LGT on September 1 and will take over as CEO of LGT Bank Switzerland on November 1, 2023. She will report to Roland Matt, CEO Private Banking EMEA. She will also take a seat on the EMEA Executive Management Board and help shape the regional strategy. LGT Private Banking is a leading international provider of investment solutions for wealthy private clients and families and managed client assets of CHF 203.7 billion at the end of June 2022, of which CHF 45 billion were in Switzerland.
After handing over his duties to Anke Bridge Haux, Heinrich Henckel will be appointed to the Board of Directors of LGT Bank Switzerland and will continue to be a member of the Board of Directors of LGT Wealth Management (UK). He joined the Executive Board of LGT Bank Switzerland in 2009 as Head of Market Switzerland and Europe and was appointed CEO of the unit in 2013. “With our team, we have been able to significantly expand LGT’s position in the Swiss market over the past few years, and I am convinced that we are very well positioned to continue to offer our clients first-class private banking in the future “, says Heinrich Henkel.
HRH Prince Max von und zu Liechtenstein, Chairman LGT, said: “I would like to thank Heinrich Henckel for his outstanding commitment, with which he has managed LGT Bank Switzerland extremely successfully over many years, and I am glad that he is able to pass on his expertise and his network on the Board of Directors. Switzerland is one of the most important centers in international wealth management and I am delighted that Anke Bridge Haux, an excellent banker and leader, is joining us to lead our Swiss business into the future.”Source: LGT
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