Monika Vicandi new member of the Board of ODDO BHF AG
ODDO BHF1 Minute
Frankfurt am Main, Paris, July 5, 2021.
Effective September 1, 2021, Monika Vicandi will be appointed to the Board of ODDO BHF AG. She will be responsible for "Risk, Legal & Compliance" throughout the Group. She takes over the responsibilities of Grégoire Charbit, who will in future head the "Commodities, International & Corporate Banking" division as well as the development of ODDO BHF Services and the real estate asset class.
Philippe Oddo, Managing Partner and Chairman of the Board of ODDO BHF, says: "We are very pleased to welcome Monika Vicandi, an accomplished and excellently networked personality, as a member of the Board of ODDO BHF AG. Due to her entrepreneurial expertise and international experience, she will significantly support us in our further development towards a true European financial group - following the merger of our Swiss activities with Landolt & Cie in January."
Monika Vicandi emphasizes: "I am looking forward to the new task and the associated strategic perspective of successfully shaping the future and growth of ODDO BHF Group at the forefront."
Monika Vicandi has extensive leadership, strategic and technical experience in the international banking business. Among others, she worked in Switzerland for Winterthur International and Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) and as Group General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer for VP Bank Group in Liechtenstein.
About ODDO BHF
ODDO BHF is an independent Franco-German financial services group, with a history stretching back over 170 years. It was created from the alliance of a French family-owned business built up by five generations of stockbrokers and a German bank specialising in Mittelstand companies. With 2,500 employees (1,300 in Germany and Switzerland and 1,200 in France and Tunisia), and more than 125 billion euros in assets under management, ODDO BHF operates in three main businesses, based on significant investment in market expertise: private banking, asset management and corporate and investment banking. The Group has a specific ownership structure as 65% of its capital is held by the Oddo family and 25 % by employees. This “partnership” ethos guarantees the long-term involvement of its teams. In 2020, ODDO BHF generated net banking income of 624 million euros, and at 31 December 2020, the Group had over 940 million euros of shareholders' equity. www.oddo-bhf.com