Lombard Odier has appointed Stephen Kamp as chief operating officer (COO) for private clients.
A member of the Executive Committee, he will be based in Geneva and will take up his duties on 16 August 2019. He will report to Frédéric Rochat, co-head of the Private Clients business.
Kamp has spent his career in Switzerland and abroad, in renowned institutions. In 1994, he joined ABN Amro in the Netherlands, before moving with the Group to Germany and then to Belgium. In 2000, he became manager of the Geneva branch and later head of Private Banking Switzerland.
In 2004, he joined HSBC to lead the development of wealth management in the southern European markets. During this time, he was in charge of HSBC's merger with Guyerzeller, before being appointed chief operating officer (COO) of Private Banking in 2011.
In 2012, he joined Julius Baer as deputy region head for Latin America and Israel, before becoming deputy region head for Europe, responsible for Southern Europe and Israel. In this role, he also managed the integration of two banks acquired by Julius Baer in Switzerland and Luxembourg and chaired several supervisory boards within the Group, in Luxembourg, Italy and Israel.