BKB appoints new CEO

BKB appoints new CEO

Basler Kantonalbank(BKB) has named Basil Heeb as the new CEO, effective 1 April 2019. Heeb will take over the operational management of the Swiss bank.

Simone Westerfeld, who will replace Guy Lachapelle and Raiffeisen on an interim basis, will leave the bank at his own request.

Heeb most recently served as chief operating officer and member of the Executive Committee of the SwissQuant Group in Zurich. Prior to that, he was chief financial officer and member of the board of the Privatbank Notenstein La Roche.

The Bank Council also confirmed Christoph Auchli as member of the Executive Board and head of Finance and Risk as well as Group CFO.