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Vontobel says Hans Vontobel, 100, dies

The logo of Swiss bank Vontobel is seen at an office building in Zurich July 27, 2015. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

ZURICH (Reuters) – Vontobel Holding’s Honorary Chairman Hans Vontobel, one of the firm’s most influential investors, died on Jan. 3 at the age of 100‍​, the Swiss bank said on Monday.

“Hans Vontobel was one of the most important bankers in our country, but beyond that he was a convinced humanist, who put people at the heart of everything he did,” Chairman Herbert Scheidt said in a statement.

(Reporting by Joshua Franklin; Editing by Gopakumar Warrier)

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