Herbert J. Scheidt

Herbert J. Scheidt

German and Swiss citizen, member of the Board since 1 January 2008, elected until 2017. Education: MBA, University of New York; BA & MA in Economics, University of Sussex


1982–1986 Various management positions at Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt and Essen. 1986–1990 Head of Eurobond Capital Market Team, Vice President, Deutsche Bank Capital Corporation, New York. 1990–1993 Head of Corporate Finance, Director, Deutsche Bank Italy, Milan. 1993–1996 Head of Distribution, Managing Director, Private Banking division, Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt. 1996–2000 Head of Private Banking Europe and Middle East, Deputy CEO, Deutsche Bank (Suisse) S.A., Geneva. 2000 Head of Private Banking International, Deutsche Bank Group, Geneva, and member of Group Executive Committee, Wealth Management, Frankfurt. 2001 CEO, Deutsche Bank (Suisse) S.A., Geneva. 2002–May 2011 CEO, Vontobel Group, Zurich. Since May 2011 Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bank Vontobel AG and Vontobel Holding AG, Zurich.

Further activities and mandates

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, Swiss Bankers Association, Basel
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Association of Swiss Asset and Wealth Management Banks (VHV), Zurich
  • Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Hero AG, Lenzburg
  • Member of the Board, Helvetia Holding AG, St. Gallen