NKF confirms Juerg Bloch as new managing partner

Niederer Kraft Frey has confirmed its newly appointed Executive Committee (EC), comprising of the following five partners: Juerg Bloch (Zurich) as managing partner, Benjamin Humm (Geneva) as head of marketing and business development, Valerie Meyer Bahar (Zurich) as head of human resources, Bertrand Schott (Zurich) as head of infrastructure, ICT and LegalTech and Manuel Werder (Zurich) as head of finance, risk and compliance.

With Geneva-based partner Benjamin Humm as part of the EC, the Geneva office holds an important position within the firm’s management. Reflecting on this milestone, the new managing partner, Juerg Bloch (pictured), said: “I am honoured to take up the role of the new managing partner. Building on the firm’s decades-long success, the newly appointed Executive Committee is strongly committed to furthering NKF’s legacy of excellence and innovation. I am looking forward to this exciting new chapter.”

In a statement from the firm, the following was confirmed: “At this stage, we express our gratitude to the former EC partners Patrik Peyer (previous Managing Partner), Philipp Haas (previous Head of Marketing and Business Development) and Catherine Grun (previous Head of Finance, Risk and Compliance) for their outstanding dedication to their roles.”