Grace Barki has departed Bank Sarasin after just over two years with the Swiss firm. She is expected to re-enter the market after some time out.
The Swiss firm bumps up three strong performers in-house, announcing its first head of China. Its regional chief talks about her priorities and relief over the acquisition by Safra.
The Swiss bank’s Asia CEO wants more relationship managers on board by the first quarter next year and sees establishing a China presence as the big challenge for 2011.