Philipp Hildebrand

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Person.png Philipp Hildebrand  Rdf-icon.png
(central banker)
BornPhilipp Michael Hildebrand
1963-07-19
Bern, Switzerland
NationalitySwiss
Children3
SpouseKashya Mahmood

Main.png Swiss National Bank/Chair

In office
January, 2010, - 9 January 2012
Succeeded byThomas Jordan
Resigned after details of his wife's currency trades emerged.

Philipp Hildebrand was Governor of the Swiss National Bank (SNB) from 2010 until he resigned on 9 January 2012 after controversy surrounding his wife's currency trading.[1][2]

19 July 1963| 

Event Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)
Bilderberg/201511 June 201514 June 2015Austria
Telfs-Buchen


References

  1. "Hildebrand Quits as Swiss National Bank Chief after Wife's Currency Trade", Bloomberg, January 9, 2012.
  2. "Ein Rücktritt sorgt für Glaubwürdigkeit: Kampagne gegen Hildebrand", Die Zeit, n.d. Headline translation (Google): "A withdrawal ensures credibility: Campaign against Hildebrand"; introduction (transl'n; page ("seite") 1): "The head of the Swiss National Bank withdraws. Not because he has violated laws, but to preserve its credibility. a comment". Per the (modestly competent machine) translation of the full page two, the word "smear" or apparent equivalent is not used.


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