Julius Baer has appointed Jason Moo as new head Private Banking South East Asia based in Singapore starting 17 February 2020. He will be succeeding Torsten Linke to lead and expand Julius Baer's franchise in South East Asia.
Moo will also be responsible for the Bank's operations and development in Singapore.
Given the Bank's strong commitment to India and the ISC & NRI business, Linke will be leading the new Sub-Region ‘Global India & Developed Markets', which covers Onshore India, ISC & NRI, Japan and the Asia Business managed out of Switzerland effective 1 January 2020. He will continue to be based in Singapore. Linke will continue to serve as branch manager Singapore until Moo joins, subject to regulatory approval.
Both Moo and Linke will report to Jimmy Lee, head Asia Pacific and member of the Executive Board at Bank Julius Baer. Jimmy Lee will be leading South East Asia ad interim from 1 January 2020 until Moo joins.
Prior to joining Julius Baer, Moo had held a variety of positions in Goldman Sachs over the last 20 years. Most recently, he was CEO of Goldman Sachs Singapore (Pte) and head of South East Asia and Australia for Private Wealth Management. Before relocating to Singapore, he held several senior roles in Hong Kong, including head of Market Solutions Group for Private Wealth Management and head of Alternative Capital Markets Asia Pacific.