Following the summer holidays and effective as of 1 August 2009, derivatives specialist André Buck (44) will round out the management team of Scoach Switzerland Ltd.
In the person of André Buck, Scoach Switzerland Ltd. has successfully attracted a proven expert in financial market products. To date, he has held the rank of Executive Director at Bank Vontobel and been in charge of the bank's financial products consulting and distribution activities in the German-speaking region of Switzerland.
Mr. Buck, who started his career with a banking apprenticeship, completed the full range of classical finance training at UBS and ultimately bore responsibility for the bank's Japanese and Asian cash book and warrants trading. In 1999 he joined Crédit Lyonnais Securities in Zurich, where he was a specialist in the entire spectrum of structured financial products. Starting in 2000, André Buck was active on behalf of ZKB and, as Member of Senior Management, held the post of Head of Sales - Equity Derivatives and Structured Products from 2004 through 2007, after which he joined Bank Vontobel. André Buck is married and the father of two children.
As the new Head of Marketing & Sales at Scoach Switzerland Ltd, Mr. Buck will succeed Giorgio Saraco who on his own volition will be leaving the company during the course of the summer. The Management Committee of Scoach would like to express its thanks to Giorgio Saraco for his tremendous commitment and wishes him all the best in his future professional endeavors.