Breakfast Briefing: Converting Compliance Challenges into Business Benefits – Zurich

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WealthBriefing and Appway, the client onboarding technology specialist, invite you to attend an exciting series of thought-leadership events tackling one of the wealth management industry’s most pressing issues today: how to wring business benefits from the increasingly costly and onerous compliance burden.

The events will mark the launch of a new research report investigating current client onboarding practices among US and European wealth managers. The findings of a wide-ranging survey of front-line professionals will be discussed in the report, along with best practice insights from senior industry executives and consultants internationally.

Client onboarding is often thought of as the last frontier in the digitisation of wealth management, but now a range of drivers are pushing firms to seek slicker, more efficient onboarding processes – ones which generate a real return on investment and help them capture competitive advantage from compliance.


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Date and Time

Date: Tuesday 11th November • 2014
Time: 8:15 am – 11:00 am

Venue

Widder Hotel

Address: Rennweg 7, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland

Telephone: +41 44 224 25 26


Speakers

Stephen Brooks

Head of Client Services & Credit Risk Officer

Investec Trust Switzerland

Stephen Brooks joined Investec Bank (Switzerland) AG in April and currently serves as head of client services and credit risk officer. He has overall responsibility for all of the bank's credit risk-related functions and is chair of the credit committee. He leads the client-take on due diligence process, which includes account opening and master data ownership. Stephen has extensive and diverse experience in project work and management, as well as business and corporate development.

Marco Hahn

Director and Head of Digital Client Opening

Credit Suisse

Marco Hahn has led the Digital Client Opening department at Credit Suisse since April 2014 and is responsible for the customer relationship management platform, FrontNet, an integrated web-based workspace for relationship managers at Credit Suisse.

Marco began his career at Commerzbank AG in Frankfurt in the field of asset management and private clients. After completing his studies in business at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and San Diego State University, he became the online banking portal manager for both private and business customers at Commerzbank AG. He completed an executive MBA-HSG in business engineering at the University of St. Gallen, and deepened his knowledge of change and innovation management at leading technology companies in Silicon Valley and as part of the advanced management programme at the Leavy School of Business at Santa Clara University in the US.

Paco Hauser

General Manager, EMEA

Appway

Paco Hauser is responsible for delivering projects to the client base. Paco has over 20 years of international experience in the financial services, the IT and the management consulting industry. He has a background in strategy, operational excellence, business-IT alignment, business process management, business transformation and all aspects of IT including sourcing.

Joseph Koenig

Product Manager

Swiss Post

Joseph Koenig holds a master of science in mechanics and has held various positions in product management and business development in the automotive sector in Germany and France. He joined Swiss Post Solutions, digital trust services in 2014 as a product manager, where he is responsible for identity services, including functionalities of SuisseID.

Pascal Leu

Business Unit Manager

Swiss Post

Pascal Leu has extensive experience as a product manager, systems engineer and customer relationship manager. He has held positions in the IT departments of Genotec AG, Adobe Systems, and green.ch. He joined Swiss Post Solutions, digital trust services in 2011 as a business unit manager and has since been in charge of further developing SuisseID. In 2014, he joined the management board of digital trust services. Since taking office, Pascal added the SuisseID mobile service and the SuisseID signing service, both of which support the use of SuisseID on mobile devices.

Philipp Rickert

Head of Financial Services

KPMG

Philipp Rickert joined KPMG Switzerland in 1996 and has been serving financial institutions as a banking expert in the country, across Europe and in the US ever since; he became a partner at KPMG in 2003. As a licensed Swiss CPA and a FINMA accredited auditor, he served major global financial institutions as audit lead partner. Philipp has in-depth experience in the financial services industry, including wealth management, investment banking, insurance, private equity and asset management. He is an expert in regulatory topics such as Basel III, risk management and compliance as well as international accounting standards. In 2013, he became a member of the executive committee of KPMG and leads the firm’s financial services sector in Switzerland. Furthermore, he is member of KPMG’s EMA financial services leadership team.

Dominique Tanner

Head of Business Development

Six Financial Information

Dominique Tanner has served as head of business development at SIX Financial Information since 2007. As part of this role, he lead the development of a number of complex regulatory and data quality initiatives. Most recently, he oversaw the implementation of FATCA and the Swiss Final Withholding Tax. He works with financial intuitions globally to conceptualise and develop client-oriented products and services.

Dominique has more than 20 years of experience in diverse regulatory topics, reference and market data, and global market development at SIX. Previously he was employed as a software engineering consultant by a Swiss IT and consulting company; and at Credit Suisse.


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