Damian Hitchen
Chief Executive Officer, Middle East & Asia

Damian joined in January 2014 to drive Swissquote’s expansion strategy from being Switzerland’s largest online banking and trading platform into the Middle East & Asia region. He has dual-responsibility for the execution of Swissquote’s B2C offshore banking, wealth management and private banking proposition and the growth of the B2B institutional white-label e-trading services for Asset-Managers, Banks, Securities dealers and Family offices in the MEA region.  

Damian has been based in the Middle East for the past 17 years. Prior to joining Swissquote, Damian worked in a number of senior roles for HSBC in the region, and as a Senior Director for Falcon Private Bank, the Abu Dhabi owned Swiss Private Bank.