Joachim H. Straehle is the Chief Executive Officer of EFG International, effective as of April 2015. From 2006 to 2013 he was Chief Executive Officer of Bank Sarasin & Co. Prior to this, he was Head Private Banking Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Russia and member of the Executive Board of the Private Banking Division at Credit Suisse. Joachim H. Straehle is a graduate of the School of Management in Zurich and of the Executive Program for Overseas Bankers, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA. In his senior roles at Credit Suisse and Bank Julius Baer he has worked in Zurich, Singapore, Hong Kong and New York. Joachim H. Straehle is a Swiss citizen and was born in 1958.