St.Galler Kantonalbank: Hanspeter Wohlwend new member of the Management Board

St. Gallen, 31. October 2017

The Board of Directors of St.Galler Kantonalbank AG appoints Dr. Hanspeter Wohlwend as new head of Private Banking and member of the Management Board as of March 1, 2018. With five members, the Management Board will then be complete again.

Hanspeter Wohlwend, born 1971, has more than twenty years of banking experience in various areas and at all management levels, up to executive board level. He has proven his broad expertise and leadership in both Liechtensteinische Landesbank AG, where he is currently active, as well as in various functions during his many years of work for Notenstein Privatbank AG and its predecessor company Wegelin & Co. Privatbankiers in St. Gallen, most recently until 2015 as Chief Operating Officer and Deputy CEO.

Hanspeter Wohlwend grew up in the canton of Glarus and lives with his wife and two children in St. Gallen. He is linked with St. Gallen since his studies of business administration, with a specialization in Banking, at the University of St. Gallen, from where he graduated Dr. oec. HSG in 2001.

The Board of Directors and the Management Board of St.Galler Kantonalbank are looking forward to working with Hanspeter Wohlwend and are convinced to have found a proven, competent personality with a perfect fit with St.Galler Kantonalbank and who will successfully further develop the Private Banking business.

Private Banking

As of March 1, 2018, Hanspeter Wohlwend will assume responsibility for the Private Banking from Roland Ledergerber, who is leading the division ad interim since May 31, 2017. At the same time, with five members, the Management Board of St.Galler Kantonalbank will be complete again.

Private banking services are provided by 200 employees of St.Galler Kantonalbank, with five branches in the home market in the canton of St. Gallen, and with the Zurich branch for the German speaking part of Switzerland. In addition, the German subsidiary, with branches in Munich and Frankfurt, serves the German market. St.Galler Kantonalbank Private Banking combines the tradition, reliability and security of a Cantonal Bank with first-class comprehensive private banking services. The experienced customer advisors offer, together with experts from the investment center and financial planning, comprehensive tailor-made wealth management Services.