01.07.2016 — Berenberg to expand Geneva branch: Vanessa Skoura will lead team of seven

Geneva. Berenberg Bank (Schweiz) AG is expanding its activities in Geneva. As at 1 July, Vanessa Skoura (43), previously Head of Private Banking at Berenberg in London, will move to Lake Geneva to manage the branch there, which opened in 2010. Margarita Vogiatzi (37) and Tony Sofroniou (49) will be joining her from London, bringing the number of employees at the branch to seven.
Vanessa Skoura joined Berenberg in the spring of 2014, where she made significant expansions to the London Private Banking unit. She has over 20 years of experience in both classic Private Banking as well as discretionary and custom Investment Management. “We want to continue to expand our Geneva business and appeal in particular to extremely wealthy investors (UNHWI), Family Offices and foundations through our expertise and highly personal service,” said Dr Peter Raskin, CEO of Berenberg Bank (Schweiz) AG. “In Vanessa Skoura, we have a very experienced senior manager for the task in hand, who also commands a tremendous international network.”  
Sandra Hülsmann
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