- He will be a member of both the EFG International and EFG Bank Executive Committees
- Kyriazi will take over responsibility for Switzerland from John Williamson and for Continental Europe from Alain Diriberry
- Adrian Kyriazi was previously with Credit Suisse
EFG International has recruited Adrian Kyriazi as Regional Business Head for Continental Europe and Switzerland, with effect from 14 July. He will be a member of both the EFG International and EFG Bank Executive Committees, subject to regulatory approval.
Adrian Kyriazi will take over responsibility for Switzerland from John Williamson, CEO, EFG International (who assumed regional business responsibility for Switzerland during the second half of 2013, on a temporary basis) and for Continental Europe from Alain Diriberry, Chairman, Private Banking Geneva and market co-ordinator for CEE and Africa.
Adrian Kyriazi was previously with Credit Suisse, where from 2010-14 he was Managing Director, Market Group Head for Greece, CEE/Poland. Previously he spent nineteen years at HSBC in a variety of different roles, including: Managing Director, Private Banking and Co-CEO, HSBC Private Bank, Monaco; CEO of West Coast Region, USA, HSBC Private Bank; and CEO of Global Practices (encompassing wealth and tax advisory, corporate finance, and family office), HSBC Private Bank.
John Williamson, CEO, EFG International: "I am very pleased that Adrian Kyriazi is joining us as Regional Business Head, Continental Europe and Switzerland. He brings extensive private banking and client management experience across a range of markets and disciplines, providing a compelling fit for EFG. He is also a proven business leader, well equipped to develop our Continental European and Swiss businesses in a coordinated fashion."
Adrian Kyriazi, Regional Business Head, Continental Europe and Switzerland: "I am excited to be joining EFG International. It is a strong and dynamic business, with a clear focus on private banking, and a clear commitment to delivering profitable growth. I am convinced there is significant potential to grow, and I am really looking forward to working with the EFG leadership team to make this happen."