With more than 20 years’ experience in the financial market infrastructure sector, Tomas Kindler started as responsible Head of SIX Digital Exchange in September 2019.
After working as a project manager and strategist at Deutsche Börse Systems with a focus on trading, Tomas served as a Senior Strategy Manager and later Director of Marketing & Sales Support at Clearstream Banking. This was followed by a three-year period as Managing Director of the joint venture, Link Up Markets, in Spain. Joining SIX in 2011, he took on the role of CEO SIX x-clear Ltd from 2012 to 2015, and Head Financial Center Services from 2017 to 2018, where he was responsible for interbank clearing, e-billing & direct debit, securities financing and trade repository services. Since April 2018 he served as Head Business Management & Services, managing the change portfolio, the P&L as well as all cross-functions of the business unit Securities & Exchanges.
In addition of his professional experience, Tomas has a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Hamburg Universit of Technology and an MBA from Fuqua School of Business.
Ivo Sauter joined SIX Digital Exchange in July 2018 as Chief Client Officer. He has more than 20 years of experience in the financial markets. Prior to SIX Digital Exchange, Ivo worked in Falcon Private Bank, Bank Julius Baer, Citibank and Credit Suisse. In his previous role as Head Trading & Operations he was also responsible for the conceptualization and launch of their crypto-asset offering. Ivo is deeply engaged in Fintech, in particular the applications of Blockchain and its regulatory implications.
Sven Roth joined SIX Digital Exchange in July 2018 as Chief Digital Officer. He has more than 15 years of experience as an entrepreneur in the technology and IT space with a major emphasis on the financial industry. Sven founded his own company and was CEO of UPGREAT AG, a mid-sized Swiss technology and IT outsourcing company. He led international transformation projects as program manager and is well known to push the creation of new business models employing the latest technology.
Mathias Studach joined SIX Digital Exchange in July 2018 as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer. He has a wealth of experience in financial markets, especially in the management and implementation of enabling-technologies, strategy and controlling. In his previous role as Head Technology at a Swiss private bank in Zurich, he was responsible for the digital transformation of the company and the technological implementation of their Blockchain Asset Management Solution.