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IG Bank Management

The board of directors and the executive management of IG Bank is responsible for ensuring the long-term success of IG Bank by delivering sustainable shareholder value. Our board members and executive management members have been selected for their varied skills and their ability to guide and oversee the strategic direction of the business.

Jon Noble

Chief Operating Officer at IG Group and Chairman of the Board of Directors at IG Bank S.A.

Jon Noble has considerable experience built over 20 years in the financial industry, having held various positions within IG Group. He started his career with IG as a Futures Dealer, and soon moved on to roles such as Head of Futures Trading, Dealing Director, and Dealing and Operations Director. Jon Noble had been serving as Chief Information Officer for 7 years. Jon Noble currently serves as Chief Operating Officer at IG Group Holdings Plc. He is responsible for all Operations.

Jon Noble earned a BA in Economics with honors in 1998, and an Executive MBA from the London Business School. He serves as a Director for IG Group Holdings Plc.

Arthur Leigh Robertson

Independent member (Vice-Chairman) of the Board of Directors at IG Bank S.A.
Arthur Leigh Robertson is an international senior manager with extensive experience in banking and finance. He started his career at KPMG where he managed responsibilities for various banking and insurance clients. In 1994, he joined HSBC/Safra Republic as a managing director and general manager. At HSBC/Safra Republic, he held several senior management positions such as General Manager and Chief Financial Officer. From 1995 and 2011, he also had various board of director memberships and committee memberships at HSBC/Safra Republic. In 2012, Arthur Leigh Robertson joined EJS Investment Management SA and Safra SA as a director where he oversees the wealth management of the Edmond J Safra Philanthropic Foundation.

Bridget Messer

Chief Commercial Officer at IG Group and member of of the Board of Directors at IG Bank S.A.
Bridget Messer joined IG in 2005 as legal counsel, specialising in regulatory matters. Bridget Messer’s current role is Chief Commercial Officer where she, and her team of 650 people, are tasked with the role of attracting, onboarding, servicing the needs of and delivering quality service to IG’s clients. Prior to her current role, she headed up the legal, compliance and company secretarial function for IG.

Prior to IG, Bridget Messer worked as a solicitor for Deutsche Bank, and before that worked as a solicitor for Corrs Chambers Westgarth in Australia, specialising in financial services law. She's a strong believer in the role that industry associations can play in raising the standards in an industry and delivering good outcomes to clients and, to this end, was chair of the UK CFD & FX Association for 7 years. Outside life at IG, Bridget Messer is Chair of the African Commercial Law Foundation, which is a charitable foundation aiming to promote the rule of law in Africa through commercial law.

Maurice Pedergnana

Independent member of the Board of Directors at IG Bank S.A.
Maurice Pedergnana works as lecturer and professor for Banking + Finance at the Institute of Financial Services Zug IFZ at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, and mainly as chief economist at Zugerberg Finanz AG. He is a former member of the BoD of Zurich Cantonal Bank as Chairman of the Audit Committee (1999-2011). Maurice Pedergnana holds a PhD in Economics.

Richard Heading

Business Finance Director at IG Group and member of the Board of Directors at IG Bank S.A.
Richard Heading joined IG in 2018 from Willis Towers Watson where he served in various finance roles including Group Financial controller, Group Chief Accounting Officer and CFO of the International division. From 2003 to 2011, prior to his roles in the finance sphere, Richard worked in Compliance and Internal Audit at Willis Group, including 2 years as Group Compliance Director. Richard Heading is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Fouad Bajjali

Chief Executive Officer at IG Bank S.A.
Fouad Bajjali is CEO at IG Bank S.A., heading the Swiss offices in Geneva and Zurich which IG Group launched in October 2014. Additionally, Mr Bajjali has been responsible for the groups institutional arm, IG Prime, since 2017. Mr Bajjali has spent more than 14 years at IG Group in various senior positions globally, including Director General at IG Madrid and Business Development Manager at IG Singapore. He holds a BA (Hons) in international business studies from the European Business School. Mr Bajjali speaks English, German, Spanish and French and is based in Geneva.

Myriam Bensaid

Head of Legal & Compliance, General Secretary at IG Bank S.A.
Myriam Bensaid is an expert in banking law and compliance. She has held various responsibilities since 2007 in the legal and compliance department of several renowned banking institutions. In 2017, she joined IG Bank S.A. as Head of legal and compliance, member of the management Board and Secretary General to the Board of Directors.

Myriam holds a Certificate in Compliance Management from the University of Geneva and a master degree in Banking Law and Wealth Management from the University d'Aix Marseille III.

Milan Balugdzic

Chief Financial Officer / Chief Risk Officer at IG Bank S.A.
Milan Balugdzic has a large professional experience in banking and finance area. First 10 years of his career he spent as external auditor in the international auditing firms, such as KPMG. Afterwards, he specialized in the financial and risk areas working for Swiss banks active in Private Wealth Management.

Milan graduated from the University of Geneva in 2000 and obtained his Swiss chartered accountant diploma in 2005. He joined IG Bank S.A. as Chief Financial and Chief Risk Officer in 2018.

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