Silfverling's hire is the latest piece of the firm's continuing buildout of its EMEA platform, following the recent hiring of Dicken Watson as EMEA COO and the opening of its new European headquarters in London.
From 1 January 2018, the Board of Directors of Bank Lombard Odier & Co Ltd will comprise Patrick Odier, Chairman, Anne-Marie de Weck, Vice-Chairman, Henry Peter, Enrico Vanni and Olivier Steimer.
The move follows record inflows into the Swiss bank's products which adhere to certain social, environmental, or ethical criteria.
The Greek-owned bank's Asian book has been under Chiu's leadership since its inception in 2000; as finews.com reported last month, it could do with fresh impetus. Just 15 percent EFG's assets are from Asia.