Societe Generale Private Banking Switzerland (SGPBS) has appointed Clemens Pieger as head of SGPBS Zurich, with immediate effect.
Pieger has spent his entire career in the banking industry and has more than 34 years of experience in international private banking.
After starting his career in 1985 at Deutsche Bank, Pieger joined Societe Generale Bank & Trust Luxembourg in 2001 in charge of the international sales teams. In 2017 he became chief client officer, responsible for client satisfaction and, in this role, he was also project manager for setting up a representative office in Frankfurt.
In his new responsibilities, Pieger' mission is to further develop SGPBS' activities in Zurich, to increase commercial synergies with the Group's other locations and the Corporate and Investment Banking teams.
Franck Bonin, chief executive officer of SGPBS, commented: "I am delighted with the arrival of Pieger as head of our Zurich branch, a strategic location for our private banking activities in Switzerland and particularly in the Financial Intermediaries segment, to whom we offer dedicated and innovative products and services. His knowledge of Societe Generale Group and Private Banking are true assets to pursue our commercial development in Zurich."
Pieger began his career at Deutsche Bank AG in 1985 where he successively held the positions of head of a Personal Banking branch, head of an international desk at Deutsche Bank Luxembourg S.A.'s private bank and Branch Manager in Starnberg (Bavaria). In 2001, he joined Societe Generale Bank & Trust Luxembourg as head of International Desk (Northern Europe, then Europe and Russia). Since 2017, he has been chief client officer and senior international banker of Societe Generale Bank & Trust Luxembourg.