Management

We are the flexible bank for companies, entrepreneurs or private individuals with complex financial requirements. For our management, an entrepreneurial mindset is the premise for our actions in the interests of our customers.

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Thomas K. Müller

CEO | Thomas Müller has been CEO of Bank CIC since 2010.
Prior to that, the graduate of the University of St. Gallen was Head of Premium Banking at Migros Bank, where as a member of the Executive Board he was also responsible for Private Banking, Capital Markets and Asset Management. Müller also held executive positions at Banque Cantonale Vaudoise as head of the German-speaking Switzerland market area and at Credit Suisse as regional head of Corporate Banking. He is a fan of FC Basel and interested in art and culture.
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Christoph Bütikofer

Region German-speaking Switzerland, Ticino / Private Banking International | Christoph Bütikofer has been a member of the Management Board of Bank CIC since 2011.
The graduate in business administration has been with Bank CIC since 2011. In addition to his function as Regional Manager Zurich/Ticino, he is also responsible for international private banking. His most recent previous role was as the Director in charge of business development at a prestigious family office. Prior to that, he was deputy head of Art Banking at UBS and played a key role in the success of this service. In addition, he was CFO of important foreign subsidiaries of the pharmaceutical company Roche. He collects contemporary art and enjoys gardening.
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David Fusi

Region Romandie | David Fusi has been a member of the Management Board of Bank CIC since 2011.
David Fusi, who speaks four languages and studied psychology, began his banking career more than 30 years ago. He left UBS in 2006 to join Bank CIC, where he was responsible for opening the Neuchâtel branch in 2007. Under his leadership, the Neuchâtel branch developed into one of the mainstays of the bank’s growth within just a few years. David Fusi was responsible for further expanding the branch network in French-speaking Switzerland (Romandie) and as that region’s commercial manager developed the structured finance business. After five years as a member of the Management Board, he took over as Romandie Regional Manager in 2011 and continues to be responsible for specialist financing. Privately, he regularly engages in sporting activities.
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Patrick Python

Risk Management | Patrick Python has been a member of the Management Board of Bank CIC since 2011.
Patrick Python has been responsible for Risk Management at Bank CIC since 2011. The graduate banker joined CIAL, now Bank CIC, in 2004. After initially heading sales in Geneva, he held a number of executive positions at the Basel headquarters, in particular in the organisation and management of the Credit Competence Center and later as head of Risk Management. Prior to this time, he held several senior credit management positions for corporate and private clients at Credit Suisse in Lausanne and Geneva. Patrick Python is a long-standing, enthusiastic ice hockey player; for relaxation he goes on mountain hikes and jogs. A bon vivant too, he enjoys peaceful moments with his circle of friends and family.
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André Justin

IT & Change Management | André Justin has been a member of the Management Board of Bank CIC since 2011.
André Justin has been CIO of Bank CIC since 1 January 2011, having previously led the bank’s transition to the Avaloq platform in 2010. A graduate of the Faculty of Economics at the Université de Namur in Belgium, he began his professional career participating in a research programme of the Ministry of Science. After joining Banque de Luxembourg, he was responsible for IT and organisation before being appointed to the bank’s Management Board in 2000. He has accumulated 35 years of experience in the Crédit Mutuel-CIC Group. His passion for sport extends beyond regular jogging: he has participated in several half-marathons and is a keen skier.