Leading Swiss provider of online financial services Swissquote Group Holding SA (SWX:SQN) today unveils its plans to beef up its Board of Directors via the addition of Dr Beat Oberlin.
Swissquote will propose to shareholders to elect Mr Oberlin as an additional member of the Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting to be held on May 13, 2016.
At present, Dr Beat Oberlin is Chairman of the Executive Board of Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank. He is set to leave this role and retire at the end of March 2017.
Dr Beat Oberlin has a doctorate in law and is an attorney at law and notary. He has more than 20 years of experience in the banking sector, including top roles at UBS. He is a Director of the Association of Swiss Cantonal Banks, Basel and the St Clara Spital Group, Basel. He is also a member of the Board of the Basel Banking Association.
Mario Fontana, Chairman of Swissquote’s Board, comments,
“I am pleased to introduce such a notable person as Beat Oberlin whose wide-ranging experience in the banking sector will be a major asset for us. I am convinced that he and his expert knowledge will prove to be an effective complement to our Board.”
You can view the full announcement from Swissquote by clicking here.