Former UBS CEO Joins Board of Directors of a Swiss / Singaporean Fintech Ventureby Fintechnews Switzerland July 12, 2019
Sygnum informed the nomination of Peter Wuffli, former Group CEO of UBS, to its Board of Directors subject to the formal election by an Extraordinary General Assembly of shareholders.
As a member of Sygnum’s Advisory Council and an active investor from the outset, Peter Wuffli has already made important strategic contributions to building Sygnum. His appointment complements the Board’s already strong industry experience and supports Sygnum’s strategy for growth and sustainable value creation.
Luka Müller-Studer, Sygnum Chairman & Co-Founder:
“We are thrilled that Peter Wuffli is further strengthening his personal commitment to and involvement in Sygnum. His experience and knowledge will play an important role in successfully driving our next phase of development and will be instrumental in further reinforcing our efforts to build a trusted digital assets ecosystem.”
“I strongly believe in the potential of distributed ledger technology and continue to be impressed with Sygnum’s setup and the quality of its people. I very much look forward to contributing to Sygnum’s success story and appreciate the confidence put in me by the Founders and the Board”,
adds Peter Wuffli.
Peter Wuffli is Founder and Chairman of the philanthropic elea Foundation for Ethics in Globalization. Further, he chairs the Foundation and Supervisory Boards of the Lausanne business school IMD and is a member of the Board of Trustees of PG Impact Investments Foundation. Previously, he served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Partners Group Holding.
Peter Wuffli was also the former Group CEO of UBS, former Chairman and CEO of UBS Global Asset Management and before that was Chief Financial Officer at UBS respectively the Swiss Bank Corporation (a predecessor bank). Earlier in his career, he was a Partner and member of the Swiss office leadership team of McKinsey & Company in Zürich.