Damian Hitchen

Chief Executive Officer, Singapore



Damian Hitchen, Chief Executive Officer, Swissquote Pte Ltd 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. During 2014-2019 inclusive he built a successful B2c-B2b office from the DIFC, Dubai with a major focus on the development and upgrade of the Bank existing institutional platform services. In July 2019, he relocated from Dubai to head up Swissquote’s new office in Singapore, which will act as the regional booking centre for its business development in the Asia-Pacific region, with a focus on professional, industry and institutional clients such as external asset-managers, insurance firms, securities brokerages, family offices and local - regional Banks/Private Banks. Prior to joining Swissquote, Damian worked in a number of senior roles for HSBC in the Middle East region, and as an Executive r Director for Falcon Private Bank, the Abu Dhabi owned Swiss Private Bank.

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Independent Wealth Management in Asia - The State of the Market & What Lies Ahead​​​​​​​ The second of two illuminating virtual discussions on the independent wealth management industry in Singapore took place on July 22, when the invitees – all leaders in their particular segments of the Asian wealth management industry – offered their expert insights into the evolution of the sector a....

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Independent Wealth Managers – Embracing Digital Tools to Enhance their Advantage

As the world waits with anticipation to see what happens next around the planet in terms of the pandemic, it is becoming clearer that in practical terms, doing business will likely not be the same in the future as it was pre-2020 for financial institutions, in short a ne...

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Independent Wealth

The Impact of Technology on the Re-Alignment of the Banking Landscape Damian Hitchen, the Singapore-based Asia CEO for Swissquote, presented a fascinating Workshop at the Independent Wealth Management Forum in Hong Kong to articulate how independent, external asset management firms and wealth management advisers can evolve to survive and thrive in the rapidly changing....