Avaloq is led by an experienced and energetic team of banking, technology and business experts.
With our innovative products and services, we enable financial institutions to scale their business efficiently, and thus reach new client segments. This provides more people with access to professional wealth management solutions, empowering them to reach their personal financial goals.
Thomas Beck and Martin Greweldinger, Co-CEOs of Avaloq
Leadership team Member
Thomas Beck PhD
Co-Chief Executive Officer
Thomas Beck was Avaloq’s Head of Innovation Development for three years before joining the Group Executive Board in 2015. In April 2021, Thomas Beck was appointed as Co-Chief Executive Officer. Thomas Beck has more than 30 years of IT experience in the financial industry, and he held various senior management positions at UniCredit Bank before joining Avaloq in 2012. Thomas Beck holds a PhD from the Technical University of Munich and has lectured in economics and financial mathematics at two leading German universities.
Martin Greweldinger was appointed as Avaloq’s Co-Chief Executive Officer in April 2021, having joined the company in 2019 as Chief Product Officer. He has more than 20 years of experience in the financial industry with international companies such as Boston Consulting Group, Credit Suisse and Commerzbank. Martin Greweldinger holds an MBA from IE Business School and a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.
Thomas Widmer joined Avaloq in May 2021 as Chief Operating Officer and member of the Group Executive Board. Before joining Avaloq, Thomas Widmer was Partner at Boston Consulting Group where he supported and advised financial institutions on strategy and business model transformation, operating model and process optimization, as well as the development of digital products and new businesses. Thomas Widmer holds a bachelor’s degree in business and economics from the University of Basel and a master’s degree in banking and finance from the University of St. Gallen (HSG).
Enrico Ardielli has been with Avaloq since 2002, serving in various leadership roles, including most recently as Chief Acquisition Officer. In 2023, he resumed his responsibilities as Chief Financial Officer, having previously held this position on the Avaloq Group Executive Board from 2002 to 2014. Before joining Avaloq, Enrico Ardielli worked as Head of Corporate Controlling and Accounting at Swiss Life. Enrico Ardielli has a PhD in accounting and business administration from the University of Zurich.
Hubert Gmünder joined Avaloq in 2016 as Head Group Corporate Legal and was promoted to Group General Counsel in December 2020. Since April 2021, he has been a member of Avaloq’s Group Executive Board. Before joining Avaloq, Hubert Gmünder spent two years researching bankruptcy law, including a one-year stay at Harvard Law School. Prior to that, he worked as an outside counsel in the Corporate/M&A department of law firm Schellenberg Wittmer. Hubert Gmünder holds a master’s degree in law from the University of Lausanne and a PhD from the University of Neuchâtel. He is admitted to the Swiss bar.
Managing Director for Switzerland and Liechtenstein
Georges Roten joined Avaloq in June 2021 as Regional Head for Switzerland and Liechtenstein, supporting banks and wealth managers on their digital transformation journey. In 2023, he was appointed to the Avaloq Group Executive Board as Managing Director for Switzerland and Liechtenstein. Prior to joining Avaloq, he spent 12 years at Bank Sarasin as Head of IT and worked as a senior adviser at various international consulting firms.
Managing Director for Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa
Pascal Wengi joined Avaloq in 2020, serving most recently as Managing Director for North Asia. In 2023, he was appointed as Managing Director for Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, joining the Avaloq Group Executive Board. Pascal Wengi has over 15 years of experience in the financial technology industry and is based in Hong Kong. Before joining Avaloq, Pascal Wengi worked with several technology vendors in Asia and Switzerland, including Crealogix.
Martin Büchi has been with Avaloq since 2004, holding various leadership functions, including Lead Software Architect, Head Architecture and Chief Architect. In 2023, he was appointed Chief Technology Officer, having served on the Avaloq Group Executive Board since 2021. Martin Büchi brings more than 20 years of business experience in addition to his academic achievements. He holds a master’s degree in computer engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) as well as a PhD in computer science from Åbo Akademi University in Finland.
As Chief Cloud and Infrastructure Officer, Torsten Boettjer is a member of Avaloq’s Group Executive Board. He joined in September 2022 from Oracle Germany where he was Head of Cloud Engineering. Before Oracle, he was CTO for Cisco’s Software Business Group in Zurich. Prior to that, he held various senior positions at Swisscom and T-Systems, among others. Torsten Boettjer holds an MBA from the Bundeswehr University in Munich.
Roberto Vigano joined Avaloq in 2001 as Head of Banking Operations. He has since then held various leadership functions within the organization, including Head of Technical Client Management and Chief Client Service Officer. Roberto Vigano was appointed Chief Banking Operations Officer in 2023 and serves on the Avaloq Group Executive Board. Before Avaloq, he was Head of Back Office and a senior business analyst at Deutsche Bank in Milan and Frankfurt, respectively. Roberto Vigano has a degree in accounting and computer science, and he has completed the LEAP program at INSEAD.
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