Former Julius Baer banker Peter Gerlach joins the Board of Directors of Swiss fintech Amnis

Peter Gerlach joins board of directors at amnis
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New know-how and expertise in the Board of Directors

Amnis, a Swiss fintech company founded in 2014 with the purpose of simplifying international payment transactions for SMEs, appoints Peter Gerlach as new member of the Board of Directors.

Peter Gerlach held various positions at Julius Baer up to 2020, including several years as Head of Trading and Member of the Executive Board and most recently as Managing Director in the Strategic Projects CEO Office and on the Board of Trustees of the Julius Baer Foundation. At the same time, Gerlach served on the Board of Directors of the Swiss crypto bank Seba from 2019 to 2020. Furthermore, Gerlach started his own company Framl AG in 2020 and acts as senior advisor at Boston Consulting Group since the end of 2020. He will share his extensive experience in digital transformation and customer needs with Amnis with immediate effect.

Acknowledged expert in the industry

Commenting on this appointment, Michael Wüst, CEO of Amnis, says: “We are very pleased to welcome Peter Gerlach, an acknowledged expert in the industry, to the Board of Directors. His know-how, expertise and extensive network perfectly complement the competencies of our Board of Directors. Peter Gerlach will also be an important driver of our growth abroad and in Switzerland.”

“I am very excited about my new role on the Board of Directors of Amnis, a company relying on a fast- growing client base by offering an innovative solution. With the launch of cost-free real-time peer-to-peer payments, Amnis also opens up completely new opportunities for international companies.”

Peter Gerlach

Promising formation for further growth

The Board of Directors of Amnis now consists of the three founding members Robert Bloch (Co-Founder and COO), Philippe Christen (Co-Founder and CFO), Michael Wüst (Co-Founder and CEO) and Stefan Bürzle (CEO Deloitte Liechtenstein & Managing Director at Confida Wirtschaftsprüfung), who also joins the Board of Directors with immediate effect.

Michael Wüst
Michael Wüst is the CEO and Co-Founder of amnis. He regurarly writes news articles and publishs best pratices guides about Foreign Exchange, Hedging, International Payments, Treasury Management and more. Follow him on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook to keep up with the latest industry news and insights.
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