Sharon Chou

Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Pictet Wealth Management Asia

Sharon became Deputy CEO of Pictet Wealth Management Asia in 2019. She joined Pictet in 2011 as CEO of Pictet Wealth Management North Asia, and Alternate Chief Executive for Pictet Wealth Management Asia.

Before Pictet, Sharon worked for BNP Paribas in Hong Kong for 14 years. Her initial appointment was in risk management, where she oversaw a team of analysts monitoring for irregular transactions. She subsequently became head of counterparty risk for the entire private banking division in the region. Her most recent position at BNP Paribas – which she held for ten years before moving to Pictet – was regional head of credit and risk management for Asia. This role required her to sit on the regional executive committee and advise senior management on risk and regulatory issues, including drafting internal directives.

Before her career at BNP Paribas in Hong Kong, she was employed by regional banks in the US for more than ten years in various positions, chiefly in credit analysis and audit roles, and at ICP Enterprises Company Ltd in Taiwan for two years.

Sharon holds an MBA from Claremont Graduate School, with a concentration in Accounting and Finance. She also earned credentials as a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Illinois, USA. She is fluent in Mandarin, Taiwanese, and English.

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