Communication BBVA in Switzerland
Cyberpathogenesis in new tecnologies
We have decided to use the term "cyberpathogenesis" to describe the origins of pathologies resulting from excessive and/or prolonged exposure to cybernetics and, in general, to new technologies.
BBVA Results 1Q19
Between January and March 2019, the BBVA Group earned €1.16 billion, down 9.8 percent compared to the same period a year earlier and up 16.2 percent from the previous quarter, at current exchange rates.
24 million people have benefited from BBVA’s social programs over the past three years
BBVA has invested more than €300 million over the past three years as part of its Community Investment Plan
Health benefits of physical exercise and medical checks
We know that taking part in a physical exercise on a regular basis provides multiple health benefits.
BBVA approves new structure and completes succession plan
In a meeting conducted today, the Board of Directors of BBVA named Carlos Torres Vila Group executive chairman, replacing Francisco González, and Onur Genç as CEO.
Onur Genç will be the next CEO of BBVA
The Board of Directors of BBVA approved the succession plan for the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Onur Genç, who is currently the CEO of BBVA Compass and U.S. country manager for BBVA, will replace Carlos Torres Vila as Group CEO. The succession is expected to take place on Dec. 31, 2018.
BBVA adheres to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Banking
BBVA joined in launching the Principles for Responsible Banking at the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) global roundtable in Paris.
BBVA, the only major bank among the 100 digital pioneers in Europe
BBVA has been recognized by the Financial Times (FT), Google and a panel of leading European policy makers as one of the 100 digital pioneers in Europe. BBVA is the only major bank included in a special report from the Financial Times, ‘Europe’s Road to Growth,’ because of its innovative use of new technologies, as well as the cultural shift that the company has undertaken.
How does nutrition help our immune system?
The immune system is on charge of the protection of our body against the various agents it identifies as possible aggressors; whether they are viruses, bacteria, allergens, toxins, malignant cells, etc. Nutrition, as we will see, plays a very important role in this, and for that reason the term immunonutrition has been coined to refer to the science involved in studying the relationship between nutrition and immunity.
Welcome to the first swiss edition of BBVA Open Talks
Besides a themed keynote panel, five of Switzerland’s best fintech startups will feature the swiss round of BBVA Open Talent 2018, competing for all-inclusive trips to BBVA Open Summit Madrid, Mexico (roadshow with high executives from the bank) and the opportunity to do an innovation pilot with the spanish bank.
BBVA designates Carlos Torres Vila as its next chairman
The Board of Directors of BBVA approved the succession plan for the company’s chairman. The plan establishes that CEO Carlos Torres Vila is to replace Francisco González as group executive chairman when he leaves his post, which is expected to take place on Dec. 31st, 2018. The succession ensures the continuity of the transformation process which has placed BBVA at the forefront of the global financial industry.
The importance of art due diligence against counterfeiting
We all assume that counterfeiting in art exist, but to what extent is it a serious problem? Much more than we think. Many counterfeit works of art, for example a false lithograph by Miró, are sold on the Internet in small quantities, approximately $ 5,000, to numerous buyers who trust the seller’s word and do not carry out any prior investigation – ‘due diligence’ – in the works.
BBVA Switzerland, never logging to mobile banking was safer
All BBVA Switzerland customers will be able to use the new BBVA Switzerland Access Key, a modern and secure means of logging on to e-banking and mobile banking services.
Recommended reading for summer 2018
Summer has arrived in the northern hemisphere and the holidays are about to begin. Some people are already enjoying a well-earned rest to recharge their batteries in preparation for the coming winter. For the first time, we’d like to suggest to our customers, collaborators and friends a collection of books recommended by the great team of people and professionals here at BBVA in Switzerland.
Creating Opportunities with the BBVA Microfinance Foundation
For over ten years the BBVA Microfinance Foundation (BBVAMF) has been committed to the sustainable and inclusive economic and social development of low-income entrepreneurs. Its activities are focused on Colombia, Peru, Chile, Panama and the Dominican Republic. Through its mission, this foundation is aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) included in the 2030 United Nations Agenda, and its activity has a particular impact on eight of them.
The best financial advice at the click of a finger
Nowadays, customers decide when and how they want to receive the best financial advice. That’s why we’ve developed two tools to enable them to take control of their decisions, comfortably from their own homes and at the click of a finger.
Five keys to a healthy heart
We have become accustomed to hearing that the factors that harm a healthy heart are those of Western societies; however, if we eliminate risk behaviours, we would avoid 80% of cardiovascular diseases.
What's the minimum amount to open an account in a private bank in Switzerland?
Learn with BBVA Switzerland how opening a bank account in Switzerland is not a taboo subject. On the contrary, it’s a simple procedure. Not only complies with every international legislation but also offers excellent advantages by diversifying your savings in a neutral and stable country with a triple-A (AAA) rating.
BBVA in Switzerland promotes open innovation
BBVA Switzerland backs the activities of Redesigning Financial Services think tank, an independent research platform to help financial service providers navigate the digital revolution in financial services.
BBVA in Switzerland publishes the annual report from 2017
BBVA in Switzerland presents strong results during 2017 in his annual report, in a challenging year marked by geopolitical tensions; the UK invoked Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon to leave the European Union.
BBVA in Switzerland introduces agile methodology to accelerate its transformation
Meeting the current challenges of the financial industry by innovating and transforming existing business lines is key for any organisation that wants to lead the future. At BBVA we are clear about our purpose and our strategic priorities. As a team, we are already headed in that direction, assisted by the new ways of working and systems that we are introducing.
Alfonso Gómez, CEO BBVA in Switzerland: “We manage thousands of customers located thousands of miles away”
Alfonso Gómez joined the BBVA Group in 1994 and was appointed to head the Swiss branch in 2014. Born in Segovia, Spain, he has had an extensive career, holding positions on several continents. Since his arrival at Switzerland, he has been working to develop the best customer experience, based on a high-value offering and next-generation digital tools.
BBVA in Switzerland: excellence and customer service
Switzerland is currently the world’s largest private banking center, accounting for 25% of the global market. The country has a deep-rooted wealth management tradition, offering the perfect combination of experience, precision and a strong work ethic within a highly unstable geopolitical environment.
Switzerland, an international finance center ideal for portfolio diversification
Many people around the world choose to place part of their savings in investments outside their home country, in order to diversify their holdings. That’s why they put part of their capital in international financial centers. Switzerland is one of them.
BBVA in Switzerland: a benchmark among private banks in developing digital solutions
BBVA’s presence in Switzerland dates back 25 years – a quarter century during which the bank has accompanied its clients, advising them on the management of their wealth and the diversification of their investments. It’s the only bank in the BBVA Group devoted exclusively to private banking, offering a superb value proposition in international asset management.