Raiffeisen Switzerland has appointed Heinz Huber as the new CEO, effective 7 January 2019.
Currently chairman of the Executive Board of Thurgauer Kantonalbank, Huber succeeds Patrik Gisel, who left the company on 9 November 2018.
Michael Auer, who until then will be responsible for the operational management of Raiffeisen Switzerland, will take over the training of the new CEO and then retire from the organisation as announced.
Since 2007, Huber has been a member of the management board of Thurgauer Kantonalbank. In 2014, he took over the position of chairman of the Executive Board. Previously, he was employed in various management positions in the financial industry.
Huber has extensive experience in the lending business and well-founded know-how in the mortgage and corporate client business. As a member of the executive board of a globally operating IT company as well as co-founder and managing director of an SME in the area of information management, he has a strong entrepreneurial background and IT-affinity.