Private Banking. Building a Culture of Excellence. Wiley Finance

  • ID: 2209503
  • November 2012
  • 288 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Praise for Private Banking

"This book is a must–read for a new generation of CEOs in the private banking industry. Boris Collardi was catapulted into the role of the CEO of a company with a strong tradition as a formerly family–run business. In this role, he forcefully developed the ever more important footprint in the emerging markets. He also addressed the constantly changing services and product needs of the clients and all this in the midst of a prolonged financial crisis and an increasing regulatory push with which the industry had to cope.

"The various chapters of this book give firsthand insight into why he was successful in managing this tremendous amount of change in a very complex environment. Being truly multicultural and having a strong sense of empathic leadership helped him in pulling through."
Raymond J. Baer, Honorary Chairman, Julius Baer Group Ltd.

"Private Banking is just the best available high–class textbook for designing and implementing sophisticated business strategies in the private bank or wealth management institution. It is aimed at both business experts and banking students. Like no other textbook I know, it provides READ MORE >

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Preface ix

Acknowledgments xv

CHAPTER 1 A Framework for Excellence in Private Banking 1

CHAPTER 2 What Is Driving Private Banking? 7

CHAPTER 3 Finding the Right Organisation and Operational Strategy 23

CHAPTER 4 Forces Shaping the Regulatory Environment 45

CHAPTER 5 Putting Clients at the Centre 63

CHAPTER 6 Beyond Products Offering Tailored Solutions 91
Guido Ruoss

CHAPTER 7 Why Brand Matters 123

CHAPTER 8 Delivering a Superior Client Experience 145

CHAPTER 9 Understanding Service Excellence 165

CHAPTER 10 Winning the War for Talent 187

CHAPTER 11 Defining and Growing Leadership and Culture 215

CHAPTER 12 Measuring and Managing Performance 233

About the Author 255

Index 257

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BORIS F.J. COLLARDI is Chief Executive Officer of Julius Baer Group Ltd., the leading pure–play private banking group, based in Switzerland. He oversees all operational issues on both a national and international scale. Before joining Julius Baer in 2006, Collardi spent twelve years with Credit Suisse and contributed significantly to its successful build–up and the expansion of its private banking business in both Europe and Asia. During his years with Credit Suisse, he attained the positions of chief financial officer and head of the corporate centre within CS Private Banking. Collardi combines extensive leadership experience with proven expertise in the successful implementation of ambitious strategic projects. His international work experience stems from six years spent in Asia and the UK.

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