Executive Management

Michel Ploog

Michael Ploog
(1960/Swiss national, domiciled in Switzerland)

Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of Swissquote Group Holding Ltd and Swissquote Bank Ltd


Educational Background


Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC), University of Lausanne

1986–1990 Swiss Certified Public Accountant, Swiss Institute of Certified Public Accountant, Lausanne

Professional Experience


Chair of Financial and Cost Accounting, Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Lausanne


Senior Manager (since 1995), Deloitte

1986–1994 Audit, Geneva
1994–1996 Corporate Finance, London
1996–1998 Management Advisory Services, Lausanne


Senior Manager Transaction Services Group & Corporate Finance PricewaterhouseCoopers, Lausanne


Chief Financial Officer, Swissquote Group Holding Ltd

2000–2019 Chief Financial Officer, Swissquote Bank Ltd
Since 2019 Chief Investment Officer, Swissquote Group Holding Ltd/Swissquote Bank Ltd

Current Board Mandates

Since 1999

Member of the Board, Swissquote Trade Ltd, Gland, Switzerland

Since 2010 Chairman, Foundation Swissquote 3rd Pillar

Since 2012

Vice Chairman of the Board, Swissquote MEA Ltd, Dubai, UAE

Other Mandates
Since 1999 Secretary of the Board, Swissquote Group Holding Ltd
Since 2006 Secretary of the Board, Swissquote Bank Ltd
Since 2012 Member of the Selection Committee, FIT – Fondation pour l’Innovation Technologique