Our management

Our team
At Quintet, we work in a team of highly experienced client advisors and investment specialists with management that is personally invested in the firm. This allows us to earn the trust of the individuals and families we serve. Get to know our market and segment heads, all of whom work with dedicated teams of seasoned professionals.
Our team
Emmanuel Fievet

Emmanuel Fievet

CEO Quintet Switzerland and Member of the Group Executive Committee Quintet Private Bank

Why Quintet?
“We are small enough to maintain a personal relationship with our clients, yet big enough to offer them access to the world. Together with my colleagues, we focus on what matters most to our clients, cutting through the complexities while embracing diverse perspectives.”

Why should you partner with us?
“We combine a highly personalised approach with independent, unbiased service to build a long-term partnership with you.”

Experience
CEO of Quintet Switzerland (since May 2020)
CEO of Quintet Luxembourg (Oct 2019–April 2020)
CEO and Head of International Private Banking at Edmond de Rothschild (Suisse) (2014–2019)
Head of UK and Europe at Barclays (2008–2014)

Damian Zech

Damian Zech

Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Committee

Why Quintet?
“I have always wanted to work in a start-up environment. At Quintet Switzerland, I basically found my dream job. We are building a bank and have great talent with lots of experience. If we work as a team and leverage our experience, we will be very successful.”

Why should you partner with us?
“Quintet has a unique culture. We have been able to attract a group of professionals who all share the same goal: to build a different bank that is innovative, independent, agile and with a dedication to create value for clients.”

Experience
COO, Lombard Odier Private Client Business (2016–2019)
Various senior positions, Credit Suisse (2000–2016) in Zurich, Geneva, London and New York
Consultant, Wells Fargo (2006–2007) – on a sabbatical leave
Senior Consultant, McKinsey & Company (1997–2000) specialising in Operational Effectiveness and Transformation
Research Associate, IBM Research Division Rüschlikon (1993–1996)

Qualifications
PhD in Physics, University of Zurich (1995)
Postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University, Palo Alto California (1996–1997)

Stephanie Ichter

Stephanie Ichter

Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Committee

Why Quintet?
Quintet is a unique opportunity for both clients and employees. The bank represents the chance to change the way we look at and do things because our clients’ interests are our priority.
Our colleagues are recognized for their talents and the experience they bring to the team.

Why should you partner with us?
We value and understand each individual: we see uniqueness as a strength.
Our team members all come from diverse backgrounds because we mirror the diversity of our clients.
Quintet is an inclusive workplace where our teammates can be themselves.
Together, we can make a difference.

Experience
CFO Switzerland and Luxembourg, Bank of America (2015—2021)
Head of Finance, BSI Europe (2009—2014)
Senior Finance Manager, Landsbanki Iceland (2007—2009)
Chief Accountant, Islandsbanki Luxembourg (2004—2007)
Financial Reporting Manager, BNP Paribas Luxembourg (2002—2004)
Financial Controller, Arjo International S.A. (2001—2002)
Financial Management Officer, The Bank of New York Europe Limited (2000—2001)

Qualifications
Master’s degree in Business Administration, University of Strasbourg (2000)
Master’s degree in Pharmacology, University of Strasbourg (1999)

Clemens Lansing

Clemens Lansing

Co-Group Head Global Products & Solutions and Member of the Executive Committee

Formerly Head of Investments and member of the Executive Committee at Bank am Bellevue, Clemens Lansing serves alongside Bryan Crawford as Co-Group Head of Global Products & Solutions. At Quintet Switzerland, he oversees the buildout of our offering across wealth planning, investing, lending, and banking products and solutions.

Olivier Kuetgens

Olivier Kuetgens

Chief Risk Officer and Chief Compliance Officer (ad interim) and Member of the Executive Committee

Why Quintet?
“At Quintet Switzerland, we have the unique opportunity to build a modern and agile private bank from scratch with a strong commitment and financial support from our shareholder. In order to implement our strategy, we were able to attract highly professional, experienced and dedicated teams who are eager to work in start-up mode. In addition to our pursuit to be compliant with regulatory requirements, the needs of our clients and the client experience are the main aspects that define our areas of focus.”

Why should you partner with us?
“At Quintet Switzerland, client-centricity and the search for individual, tailored client solutions are not merely part of a marketing strategy – they represent the purpose of our day-to-day work. This is a sine qua non condition for becoming the most trusted fiduciary of family wealth. We listen to our clients and serve them in an independent way. This is made possible by our combination of highly experienced investment specialists and an open architecture.”

Experience
Chief Risk Officer (since January 2020) and Chief Compliance Officer (ad interim) at Quintet Switzerland Ltd (since July 2020)
Chief Finance, Risk & Operating Officer – CFROO at Merck Finck Privatbankiers AG (2018–2020)
Deputy Chief Finance, Risk & Operating Officer – Deputy CFROO at Merck Finck Privatbankiers AG (2016–2018)
Head of Risk, Credit & Direct Participations Management at Merck Finck Privatbankiers AG (2009–2018)
Senior Consultant Financial Services at PwC Luxembourg (2006–2009)
Senior Auditor Financial Services at PwC Luxembourg (2004–2006)

Qualifications
Master’s degree in Business Administration from ICHEC Brussels Management School

Our market and segment heads
Markets
Switzerland is well-known as a hub for international business, and Quintet is positioned to serve clients around the world, with a focus on Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Europe. Get to know our market and segment heads.
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Corporate Governance
Our Board of Directors
Quintet Switzerland’s Board of Directors is a team of highly experienced industry leaders that determines the strategic goals and effectively defines the firm’s corporate governance and put it into practice.
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