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.
Thomas K. MüllerCEO | 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.
Christoph BütikoferRegion 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.
David FusiRegion 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.
Patrick PythonRisk 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.
Michel BergerLarge Caps I Michel Berger has been a member of the Management Board of Bank CIC since 2021.
Michel Berger holds a degree in economics and has broad and extensive experience in the banking industry, particularly among large caps, the strategic activity he has been running since 2019. Beginning his career at UBS, he was then in charge of business with large caps in French-speaking Switzerland at BCV. He joined Bank CIC (Switzerland) Ltd. in 2011 as manager of the Lausanne branch, which he ran with great success until the end of 2020. He is a keen sportsman and cycling fan.