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Julius Baer promotes new group head for Greater China Singapore

Benjamin Sim appointment comes amid a spate of new promotions at the Singapore pure-play.

Benjamin Sim will be appointed as Group Head Greater China Singapore, effective from 1 June 2024. He will report to Yee Kim Tan, Market Head Greater China Singapore.

Sim (pictured) joined Julius Baer in 2016 and brings extensive experience in business management and operations across Hong Kong and Singapore. Previously, he served as deputy branch manager and COO Singapore, overseeing COO services across the Singapore platform and supporting branch related matters.

Yee Kim Tan, market head Greater China Singapore said: “This appointment underscores our commitment to strengthening our presence in Greater China Singapore.”

“With his leadership, we aim to enhance our market position, expand our client based and drive innovation in this important market, solidifying Julius Baer’s position as a leading wealth manager in the region.”

Before relocating to Singapore in 2020, Sim held the role of COO Hong Kong. Prior to joining Julius Baer, he held positions at Credit Suisse and HSBC.

While assuming his new role, Sim will continue as deputy branch manager Singapore. Meanwhile, Andreas Zingg, COO Asia, will take over as COO Singapore in addition to his existing responsibilities.

The bank also recently welcomed in Singapore Malcom Tay as group head South East Asia, as well as Jason Gan and Mun Joo Ng as team heads for South East Asia. In Hong Kong, the rank rehired Jack Wu as a new group head Greater China Hong Kong and also promoted Josephine Wang as a group head Greater China Hong Kong.

Julius Baer is ranked as the largest pure-play wealth manager in Asia and the second

The Swiss pure-play recently announced the opening of its new office at One@Changi City, its second office in Singapore, encompassing over 75,000 square feet across two levels and 40% larger than its previous space.

It serves as an important hub for the bank’s operations in Asia and provides support for its front office colleagues at the Bank’s Marina One office, and across the region.

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