Alexandre Michellod Head «Occupational Benefits & Wealth Solutions»
Gonet & Cie SA recruits Alexandre Michellod and strengthens its Occupational Benefits offer
Geneva, 3 May 2017
Private bank Gonet & Cie SA is pleased to announce the recruitment of Alexandre Michellod as Head of its future department ‘Occupational Benefits & Wealth Solutions’.
Occupational benefits plans have become an essential component of global private wealth that are already constituted or are in the process of being so. Moreover, it represents a major stake for the professional attractiveness of companies. Gonet & Cie SA intends to strengthen its offer in this rapidly expanding area which is complementary to its core activity in asset management.
Alexandre Michellod will be in charge of structuring and developing the Bank’s offer by regrouping into one single department the existing skills in pension planning and wealth solutions dedicated to its private and professional clients. This will be done in synergy with Gonet Conseils Finances SA, which is already active, as part of Gonet Group, as advisor in occupational and individual benefits plans.
‘Alexandre Michellod, one of the leading experts in this field in French-speaking Switzerland, is the ideal person to complete the Group’s offer in this area and to make it a sustainable pillar of our global wealth management offer’, says Nicolas Gonet, CEO.
Alexandre Michellod, aged 40, holds a Master’s in Business Administration from University of Geneva (HEC) and the Federal Diploma of Specialist in Pension Fund. Since January 2012 he is in charge of the Occupational Benefits Unit which is part of the Wealth Solutions Department of Edmond de Rothschild (Suisse) SA. He began his career as an analyst at IAM before joining BCV in 2002 as a client relationship manager, and Wegelin & Co in 2005, where he headed the Semi-Institutional Wealth Management Unit.
‘I am delighted to join a resolutely entrepreneurial private bank and to contribute to the development of its offer for Swiss domestic clients’, says Alexandre Michellod, who will take over his new role on 1st November 2017 at the latest.
Gonet Group in brief
Gonet Group has a staff of 120 and is present in Geneva (head office), Lausanne, Nassau and Abu Dhabi. Founded in 1845, it has always been involved in wealth management for Swiss and international private clients. It also includes Gonet Conseils Finances SA, a company specialising in pension planning, insurance, mortgage financing and fiduciary services, as well as the funds distribution company Gonet La Française Advisors SA.
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