Raymond J. Baer

Chairman of the Board of Directors
1959, Swiss citizen

Raymond J. Baer holds a law degree (lic.iur.) from the University of St. Gallen (1984) and a Masters of Laws (LL.M.) from the Columbia Law School, New York (1985).

From 1988 to 2003, he held various executive positions within the Julius Baer Group Ltd. abroad and in Switzerland, lastly as head of Private Banking Business Line and member of the group executive board. From 2003 to 2012, he was the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Julius Baer Group and a board member as well as member of the Committee of the Governing Board of the Swiss Bankers Association (1999 - 2012). Raymond J. Baer was the president of the Association of Swiss Commercial & Investment Banks (2003 - 2012) and a member of the Regulatory Board of SIX Swiss Exchange (1999 - 2010).

Current key activities and functions held by Raymond J. Baer:

  • Honorary Chairman of the Julius Baer Group and of Bank Julius Baer & Co. AG, Zurich
  • President of the Julius Baer Group pension fund
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alpine Select Ltd., Zug and Absolute Invest Ltd., Zug
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Longbow Finance SA, Lutry and of Benecare Foundation, Vaduz
  • Vice-chairman of the Board of Directors of Crypto Fund AG, Zug
  • Vice-president of the Foundation Board of the Asia Society Switzerland Foundation, Zurich
  • Member of the Board of Directors of AMAG Automobil und Motoren AG, Cham and of Crypto Finance AG, Zug