Our Story

Online Trading is in our DNA. Our history and ambition comes from the world of creativity, software development and the empowerment of investors. These values still remain central to Swissquote.

Discover our history, corporate structure and philosophy.

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Swissquote Ltd

Swissquote Ltd is the London-based subsidiary of Swissquote Bank, bringing Swissquote's superior liquidity and execution on Forex, commodities, indices and bonds to traders based in the European Union.

Swissquote Ltd is authorised and regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority, FCA Register number 562170. Registered as a company in England and Wales, number 07710095, VAT No. 133445531.

Swissquote Group

Swissquote Group Holding Ltd is Switzerland's leading provider of online financial and trading services.

Listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (symbol: SQN) since May 29, 2000, the Swissquote Group has its headquarters in Gland (VD) and offices in Zürich, Bern, Dubai, Malta, Hong Kong and London. The Group currently employs 662 staff.

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Executive Management of Swissquote Group

The Executive Management consists of the following members: Marc Bürki, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Paolo Buzzi, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Michael Ploog, Chief Investment Officer (CIO), Yvan Cardenas, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Morgan Lavanchy, Chief Legal Officer (CLO), Gilles Chantrier, Chief Risk Officer (CRO), Lino Finini, Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Jan De Schepper, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer (CSO). Marc Bürki and Paolo Buzzi are founding shareholders of the Company and were major shareholders as at 31 December 2018. 

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Marc Bürki
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Swissquote Group Holding Ltd and Swissquote Bank Ltd
Founding partner of Swissquote Group Holding Ltd
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Paolo Buzzi
Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Swissquote Group Holding Ltd and Swissquote Bank Ltd
Founding partner of Swissquote Group Holding Ltd
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Michael Ploog
Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of Swissquote Group Holding Ltd and Swissquote Bank Ltd
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Morgan Lavanchy

Morgan Lavanchy
Chief Legal Officer (CLO) of Swissquote Group Holding Ltd and Swissquote Bank Ltd
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Gilles Chantrier
Chief Risk Officer (CRO) of Swissquote Group Holding Ltd and Swissquote Bank Ltd
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Yvan Cardenas
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Swissquote Group Holding Ltd and Swissquote Bank Ltd
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Lino Finini
Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Swissquote Group Holding Ltd and Swissquote Bank Ltd
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Jan De Schepper
Chief Sales and Marketing Officer (CSO) of Swissquote Group Holding Ltd and Swissquote Bank Ltd
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Board of Directors

All relevant information about the board of directors, its responsibility, strategy and management can be found in our Corporate Governance Report.

Mario Fontana
Member of the Board of Swissquote Group Holding Ltd since April 2001
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Markus Dennler
Member of the Board of Swissquote Group Holding Ltd since March 2005
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Martin Naville
Member of the Board of Swissquote Group Holding Ltd since April 2007
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Jean-Christophe Pernollet
Member of the Board of Swissquote Group Holding Ltd since May 2015
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Beat Oberlin
Member of the Board of Swissquote Group Holding Ltd since May 2016
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Monica Dell’Anna
Member of the Board of Swissquote Group Holding Ltd since May 2018
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