Jean-Christophe Pernollet becomes Group Chief of Risk and Credit

Governance - 6/4/2015

Jean-Christophe Pernollet* is appointed Group Chief of Risk and Credit, effective 5 June 2015. He will be a member of the Group Executive Committee and as such he will report to Ariane de Rothschild, Chairwoman of the Executive Committee of the Edmond de Rothschild Group. He will take over from Manuel Leuthold, who is stepping down for personal reasons.

Moreover, Jean-Christophe Pernollet is appointed Chief Risk Officer of Edmond de Rothschild (Suisse) S.A., effective 5 June 2015. He will be a member of the Bank's Executive Committee and report to Emmanuel Fievet, CEO of Edmond de Rothschild (Suisse) S.A.

Jean-Christophe Pernollet (1966) joined the Edmond de Rothschild Group in 2012 as CFO and was appointed Group Chief Audit Executive in April 2014. He was previously CFO of EFG International AG since 2010, after spending 17 years on various management projects and assignments at PricewaterhouseCoopers SA where he was appointed partner in 2001. He is also a member of the Swissquote Holding Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee since May 2015.

* Subject to approval by the relevant authorities, including FINMA.