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 Markets Officer

Frank was appointed Chief Markets Officer in 2018 after four successful years as Chief Operating Officer, during which he was key in Equatex achieving Swiss, UK and US banking licences.

As Chief Markets Officer he is responsible for Global Sales and Marketing, handling of all Key Accounts as well as Client Consulting Services and Global Service Delivery.

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. Before joining UBS, Frank held senior client-facing roles at management consulting firms in Europe and the US.

He 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 has worked on various publications pertaining to Swiss Law.

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