Herbert J. Scheidt

Herbert J. Scheidt was born in 1951 and has both Swiss and German nationality. A trained retail merchant he has an MA in Economics from the University of Sussex as well as an MBA from New York University. Since May 2011 Herbert J. Scheidt has been President of the Board of Directors of the Vontobel Group. From 2002 to 2011 he was its CEO. In the two previous decades he worked in a number of international management positions for the Deutsche Bank and from 1996 to 2002 he was also Head of Private Banking International headquartered in Geneva. Scheidt sits on numerous boards of directors and executive boards of international companies. He also sits on the Presidium of the German Council on Foreign Relations, the board of the Zurich Chamber of Commerce as well as the German Swiss Chamber of Commerce.