Our management team

Siegfried Heimgaertner

Siegfried Heimgaertner

Chief Executive Officer


Siegfried was appointed as Chief Executive Officer on 18 October 2017. He has over 15 years’ experience in CEO and Chairman positions, held at companies including Ingenico S.A., EPSON, Easycash Group and Skrill Holding. He has also served as a senior advisor to Private Equity Funds. He brings a wealth of experience in managing global regulated businesses in IT, payment and Fintech sectors to this role.


Siegried holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from the ‘Hochschule für Berufstätige’ in Rendsburg. He is also a graduate of EEA Paris of the ‘Bull International Management Programme’.

Frank Juhre

Frank Juhre

Chief Operating Officer


Frank was appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Equatex in 2014. He joined the business in 2004 when it was part of UBS and was later appointed as a Managing Director within the CEFS International business where he was responsible for the Client Relationship Management for all CEFS corporate clients.


Frank has extensive experience in managing client relationships for global organisations and a vast knowledge of equity based compensation instruments and all related operational processes. During the past 15 years Frank developed an in-depth knowledge and best practice in managing deferred compensation plans.


Before joining UBS, Frank held senior client facing roles at management consulting firms in Europe and the US with a strong focus on process design, operational efficiencies and implementation of concepts for state of the art technology as well as managing global multi project client engagements.


Frank holds an MBA in Finance from Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Kent Holding CFO of Equatex AG

Kent Holding

Chief Financial Officer


Kent was appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Equatex in June 2017.


He has an extensive background and successful track record in leading the finance function at an array of companies, including broadcast infrastructure firm Emitel, a former Montagu portfolio company, where he helped to significantly increase financial performance. Prior to working with Emitel, Kent worked at GE Money Bank and Bank BPH in Poland where he gained in-depth experience with banking regulations and compliance in his role as CFO.


Kent holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA in Finance from Duke University.

Adrian Wyss

Adrian Wyss

Chief Technology Officer


Adrian has over 14 years’ experience of developing solutions for major international clients at UBS AG. Within UBS Wealth Management, he managed different teams in the areas of operations and deferred compensation plans. In 2008 he joined UBS CEFS International as a Solution Engineering Analyst and had the operational lead for the expansion of the businesses in Singapore and London. In 2009 he was appointed as Head of Product for UBS CEFS where he was in charge of the Product Roadmap, the budgets and the end-to-end delivery of major IT projects.


Adrian is a Swiss-certified banking expert.

Roger Dürr

Roger Dürr

General Counsel & Chief Risk Officer


Roger is an Attorney at Law who obtained his Doctorate in 2005 from the University of Zurich. He has extensive experience in the financial industry and a vast knowledge of the equity based compensation sector. In 2011 he joined UBS, where he was responsible, inter alia, for the legal and regulatory framework of the CEFS International Business. Prior to joining UBS, he worked for 5 years at a prestigious international law firm. Within the firm, he specialised in complex projects relating to International Restructuring, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Law, Private Equity and Financing. Roger is the author of various publications pertaining to Swiss Law.

Finn Dahl

Finn Dahl

Chief Commercial Officer


Finn was appointed Chief Commercial Officer in February 2017. He joined Equatex in 2015 as Head of Nordic through the acquisition of Accurate Equity where he was CEO. Finn started his career with KPMG and joined Accurate Equity in 2006 building expertise in valuation, structuring and operation of incentive programmes. From 2009 he held the position of COO and from 2013 CEO of Accurate. Finn has extensive experience within the industry and helped grow Accurate to servicing large multinational clients with focus on accounting and financial reporting for deferred compensation plans. Finn holds a Master of Science in Business from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH) and a Master of Business in Finance from the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia.

Mitan Patel

Mitan Patel

Global Sales and Marketing Director


Mitan was appointed as Global Sales and Marketing Director of Equatex in April 2016. This is a new role, which strengthens the Equatex teams across our key international markets and supports our growth ambitions.


Mitan has extensive expertise of both broad-based and executive compensation plans on a global basis. He joins us from Computershare where he was Business Development Director for Europe. Mitan brings 15 plus years of experience in the international equity compensation industry and has held senior roles at Computershare, Morgan Stanley and Citi. He has been involved with many industry award-winning equity plans for a number of high profile companies.


In July 2016, Mitan was elected as a board member to the Global Equity Organisation “GEO” board of directors. This engagement underpins Equatex’s commitment to play an active role in shaping the future of the compensation and share plan industry.

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