Board of Directors

David Becher

David Becher

Chairman

David is Chairman and Head of the Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee. He has a broad track record in financial institutions in Switzerland such as Credit Suisse, Bank Coop and the Cantonal Bank of Glarus. Actually he is CEO of Raiffeisenbank Sarganserland in Switzerland. David holds a Master’s in Law from the University of Zurich, Switzerland.

Benoit Dumont

Benoît Dumont

Vice-Chairman

Born in 1952 in Belgium, Benoît Dumont attended Brussels University (ULB), where he earned a Commercial Engineering degree in 1974 and a postgraduate degree in Economics and Finance in 1984.

 

He has been active in Financial Services since 1977 in Brussels, New York and Geneva and is currently Chairman of the Board and member of the Audit Committee of J.P. Morgan (Suisse) SA. He is also member of the Board of the Association of Foreign Banks in Switzerland.

Mads Hansen

Mads Hansen

Mads is a Director at Montagu Private Equity who has sat on the Board on numerous companies. He has spent the majority of his career in private equity and has previously worked for PAI Partners and Platinum Equity. He holds an MBA in finance from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

Amanda Bowe

Amanda Bowe

Amanda has been a Non-executive Director of Equatex AG since it received regulatory authorisation in February 2015.

 

Amanda’s career spans over 20 years with the UK’s Financial Services Authority, during which time she had a variety of policy, strategy and supervision roles including Head of Wholesale and General Insurance Supervision and Head of the Retail Distribution Review from its initial inception and design phase.

 

In addition to Equatex, Amanda has a portfolio of Non-executive Director, advisory and consulting roles in the UK financial services sector which includes the Chair of Post Office Management Services’ Audit and Risk Committee, and a member of the Board of Origen Financial Services Limited. Amanda is a member of the UK’s Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments.

Thierry Thormann

Thierry Thormann

Thierry is Non-executive Director of Equatex AG and a partner at Altenburger Ltd legal + tax. His practice focuses on corporate law, M&A, private equity as well as banking and finance. He amongst others worked for Baker & McKenzie, UBS and the Swiss Competition Commission. Thierry Thormann holds a Master’s in Law from the University of Bern and an LL.M from the University of Chicago. He is admitted to the Swiss Bar und Zurich Bar and is a recognized applicant at the SIX Swiss Exchange.