Vontobel appoints Jürg Hostettler-Cotting as new Branch Head in Berne

Media Release 06/07/2015
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Jürg Hostettler-Cotting will take over as Head of the Vontobel Berne branch with effect from 1 October 2015, thus ensuring the continuity of the client advisory service. Jürg Hostettler has many years of professional experience and an established network of contacts in the region.


48 year-old Jürg Hostettler will take over as Head of the Vontobel branch in Berne with effect from 1 October 2015. He succeeds Urs Frutig, who has decided to take on a new challenge outside the bank. Jürg Hostettler has more than 28 years of professional experience gained at various banks and asset managers in Switzerland and for the past ten years has worked at Swiss & Global Asset Management AG (GAM), most recently as Head of Wholesale Switzerland. With his experience in advising private and institutional clients, Jürg Hostettler will ensure the continuity of the outstanding advisory service provided by Vontobel in Berne.


"I am extremely pleased that in Jürg Hostettler we have found an experienced manager from the Berne area for the Vontobel Berne branch", Jean-Pierre Stillhart, Head of Vontobel Private Banking Switzerland, commented on the new addition. He went on to acknowledge Urs Frutig's track record: "Since Vontobel opened the Berne branch five years ago, Urs Frutig has made a substantial contribution to the success and existence of the Berne branch today thanks to his untiring efforts and with the support of his team. We are greatly indebted to him for this and wish him only the best for the future."



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