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Geneva, 13 January 2020

Gonet & Cie SA appoints Hélène De Vos Vuadens as Director of Communications and Human Resources

Gonet & Cie SA, which celebrates its 175th anniversary in 2020, has appointed Hélène De Vos Vuadens to the position of Director of Communications and Human Resources. This appointment reflects the bank’s intention to take a new direction.

As part of her new role, Hélène De Vos Vuadens is responsible for the conduct of communications, marketing and human resources activities as well as logistics and security.

During the past 20 years, Hélène De Vos Vuadens has held management positions in the areas of internal and external institutional communication, corporate culture, branding strategy, media relations and crisis communication. She was previously Spokesperson and head of the Communications and Investor Relations department of Banque Cantonale de Genève and its subsidiaries (2011-2019). Prior to that she created and managed for 11 years the internal communication unit of the Pictet & Cie Group in Geneva, after beginning her career in journalism and working in public relations positions, notably for the Geneva Stock Exchange and Swiss Stock Exchange. Hélène has a Master’s and a Bachelor’s degree in Communications as well as a diploma in Language and Literature from the University of Grenoble, a Swiss federal diploma in Public Relations from the Institut Suisse des Relations Publiques, and has taken a course in crisis management at the MIKA Central School of the Swiss Armed Forces.

According to Nicolas Gonet, CEO of Gonet & Cie SA, “We are happy to profit from the experience and energy of Hélène De Vos Vuadens, who has recognised expertise and qualities in the fields of communication and corporate culture. The bank, which celebrates its 175th anniversary, must constantly evolve and reinvent itself”.

“Joining a human-sized family structure such as Gonet & Cie, which operates in a constantly-changing sector, is a highly-motivating challenge! I thank the Board of Directors for its confidence and hope to bring a complementary feminine perspective to the Bank’s management bodies”, commented Hélène De Vos Vuadens.

Hélène De Vos Vuadens replaces Pascal Pupet following his eleven years as Head of Communications and Human Resources. Management thanks him sincerely for his loyal commitment and active contribution at the service of the bank and wishes him great success in his future projects.


Media contact
Hélène De Vos Vuadens, Head of Communications
+41 22 317 17 48 -


Gonet in brief
Gonet & Cie SA, whose roots go back to 1845 and which is headquartered in Geneva, offers global wealth management services to private Swiss and international clients. The Gonet Group has nearly 130 employees and has offices in Geneva, Lausanne and Nassau. Gonet & Cie SA is a member of the Swiss Bankers Association (SBA) and one of the nine members of the Association of Swiss Private Banks (ASPB).