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Meet the senior management team who lead Standard Chartered Private Bank. Get to know each member and their area of expertise.

Didier Von Daeniken

Didier von Daeniken

Global Head, Private Banking and Wealth Management

Didier von Daeniken was appointed Global Head, Private Banking and Wealth Management in March 2016.

Prior to joining Standard Chartered, he was Managing Director and Head of Wealth Management, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa at Barclays, where he was responsible for the development of the private bank’s growth strategy.

Didier started his career in commercial and correspondent banking with Credit Suisse, and held senior positions within the company in Zurich, Geneva, Dubai, Istanbul and Singapore. His most recent role there was Co-Head of Credit Suisse Private Banking in Asia Pacific.

Before joining Credit Suisse, Didier worked with the International Committee of the Red Cross in the Middle East,as part of the team initially overseeing the exchange of Prisoners of War after the 1980s Iran-Iraq war.

A Swiss citizen, Didier holds a degree in International Relations from the Graduate Institute for International Studies, University of Geneva. He is a member of the Singapore Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) Chapter. Didier is married with four children and lives in Singapore.

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October 2nd 2014

The Shellshock (or Bash Bug) vulnerability has recently been discovered by IT security researchers. This vulnerability could allow an attacker to gain control over an affected machine, access confidential information and perform unauthorised activities. The Bank has carried out investigations and found no vulnerability in our systems. We will continue to monitor our systems and the external environment to take necessary action if a threat is detected