St. Galler Kantonalbank




MarketCap CH

CH Switzerland


St. Galler Kantonalbank AG, a cantonal bank, provides banking services to the local population, and small and middle-sized companies in the Cantons of St. Gallen and Appenzell Ausserrhoden. It offers asset management products, including funds and structured products; and financial planning services, such as succession planning, retirement planning, and wealth tax advisory services, as well as e-banking and investment research services. The company was formerly known as St. Gallische Kantonalbank and changed its name to St. Galler Kantonalbank AG in 2000. St. Galler Kantonalbank AG was founded in 1868 and is based in Sankt Gallen, Switzerland.


The St.Galler Kantonalbank (SGKB) was established in 1880 for the purpose of financing local public works. Today, the bank provides both private and commercial banking services to customers. It is the largest cantonal bank in Switzerland and is owned by the Canton of St. Gallen. With over 140 years of experience, SGKB is a reliable partner for the people of St.Gallen, supporting the local economy while also offering global banking services.

Our mission is to bring together people, networks and knowledge to be the leading provider of financial services in our region and beyond.

Our vision is to be an innovative, digital, and customer-oriented bank, always looking for new opportunities to create value for our customers.

Key Team

Dr. Hanspeter Wohlwend (Head of Private Banking & Member of Management Board)

Dr. Falk Kohlmann (Head of Market Services & Member of the Management Board)

Mr. Patrick Graf (Head of Corp. Center & Member of Management Board)

Thomas Stucki (Head of Investment Center)

Mr. Adrian Kunz (Sec. Gen. & Head of Corp. Communication)

Dr. Christoph Schonenberger (Head of Legal & Compliance)

Simon Fuchs (Head of Marketing)

Recognition and Awards
St.Galler Kantonalbank has won numerous awards for its financial strength, innovation and customer service, including the Financial Times Europe Top 400 Banking Awards, the International Finance Magazine 2018 best Private Bank Switzerland, and the Private Banking Awards 2019 Best Cantonal Bank Switzerland.

St. Galler Kantonalbank
Leadership team

Dr. Christian Schmid (Chairman of Management Board)

Mr. Stefan Klinger (Head of Controlling & Fin.)

Mr. Rene Walser (Head of Retail & Commercial Clients and Exec. Board Member)

Products/ Services
Asset Management, Banking, Commercial, Financial Services, Real Estate, Small and Medium Businesses
Number of Employees
1,000 - 20,000
Sankt Gallen, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
Net Income
100M - 500M
500M - 1B
Traded as
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Mon Feb 26 2024

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