Bernhard Hodler


Chief Executive Officer of Julius Baer


Bernhard Hodler is Chief Executive Officer of exchange-listed private banking group Julius Baer (ticker BAER), with headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, and more than 50 offices around the globe. Having spent more than 35 years in the financial industry, including over 20 years with Julius Baer, he can draw on a very broad set of professional skills, business expertise and leadership experience. His background spans from investment banking to many functions in private banking, including client-facing roles such as President of the Management Committee of Bank Julius Baer as well as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Risk Officer of the Bank and the Julius Baer Group for many years.

Appointed deputy CEO at the end of September 2017 and named CEO at the end of November 2017, Bernhard Hodler has the mandate to push ahead with the Group’s disciplined strategy of pursuing profitable growth in its chosen markets. As an avid advocate of client-centric service excellence and with a strong track record of successful strategy execution, Bernhard Hodler and his management team are targeting organic and inorganic growth by further leveraging the pure private banking focus of Julius Baer and the holistic advisory solutions it provides, making it the trusted advisor for sophisticated clients and the employer of choice for experienced employees around the globe.