Julius Baer announces key appointment in region

Jason Moo has been announced as the new Head of Private Banking, Southeast Asia for Julius Baer. Torsten Linke has also been named to take on the role of Head of Global India & Developed Markets.

Alongside his role as the Head of Private Banking for Southeast Asia, Moo has also been named as Branch Manager, Singapore, pending regulatory approval.

Moo will be responsible for leading and expanding Julius Baer’s franchise in Southeast Asia in his roles. He will also be responsible for the Bank’s operations and development in Singapore. Linke will continue to to serve as Branch Manager Singapore until Moo takes over, upon regulatory approval.

Moo is taking over the role from Torsten Linke, who will be leading the new Sub-Region ‘Global India & Developed Markets’, which covers Onshore India, ISC & NRI, Japan and the Asia Business managed out of Switzerland. This is a reflection of Julius Baer’s strong commitment to India and the ISC & NRI business, according to a press release.

Both Moo and Linke will report to Jimmy Lee, Head, Asia Pacific and a member of the Executive Board at Bank Julius Baer.

Prior to joining Julius Baer, Moo had held a variety of positions in Goldman Sachs over the past two decades, having joined the firm upon graduation. Most recently, Moo was the CEO of Goldman Sachs’ Singapore operation, and the Head of Southeast Asia and Australia for Private Wealth Management.

Lee commented of Moo’s appointment that “We are pleased to welcome (Moo) to Julius Baer. His extensive experience in wealth management combined with the breadth and depth of his product knowledge will help us drive and further expand our Singapore and Southeast Asia businesses.”

“I would also like to thank (Linke) for his contributions over the past years. He is a trusted partner to many of us. With his extensive management experience and relevant market expertise, he is perfectly positioned to lead our important new Sub-Region,” Lee added.