Head of the Trading & Family Offices Division
Born in 1951, Swiss citizen, lives in Zumikon, Switzerland; attended the ESC La Neuveville in Berne, followed by various courses at American universities in the field of Trading and the Harvard Business School, Boston ISMP.
Peter Wild began his professional career with Nikon AG in Zurich before switching to the banking sector in 1971. He worked as a trainee for various trading departments at Banque Cantonal Vaudoise, Lausanne, and at Credit Suisse, Zurich. From 1978 onwards, he worked in the Trading department of Bank Julius Baer, initially in Zurich and then in New York (from 1981), where he was appointed deputy branch manager in 1993. In 1997 he joined AIG Private Bank Zurich, where he worked as CFO from 2000 to 2005 prior to his appointment as CEO in 2006. Peter Wild is a member of Bank Sarasin's Executive Committee and Head of the Trading & Family Offices Division since 1 January 2009.