Damian Hitchen

CEO 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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Digital & Technology

Swissquote: Spreading the Word of its State-of-the-Art global trading and Custody Solutions platform via its “Partnership model” Damian Hitchen, the Singapore-based Asia CEO for Swissquote, is enjoying his new working life in Singapore, where his family has settled in ideally. In his hectic working life, he sees a world of opportunity in offering platform solutions for Asia’s many independent, external asset management firms....

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3.00pm - 4.00pm HKT/SGT

Independent Wealth Management Firms - Growth Strategies

On July 16, Hubbis will host a panel of experts and our delegates for a vital discussion on the future of the independent wealth management sector in Asia. A decade ago, when some of our expert panellists formed their own independent firms, there was only scant understanding of the proposition th...

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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....