Philipp Hildebrand

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Person.png Philipp Hildebrand  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(central banker)
Philipp Hildebrand.jpg
BornPhilipp Michael Hildebrand
Bern, Switzerland
SpouseKashya Mahmood
Member ofBlackRock, Blavatnik School of Government Staff and Advisory Council, Group of Thirty, Rive-Reine-Conference/Guests
BIS, IMF, Quit as Swiss National Bank/Chair after details of his wife's currency trades emerged. Later vice chair of BlackRock.

Employment.png Blackrock/Vice chair

Dates unknown

Employment.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]


Event Participated in

Bilderberg/201511 June 201514 June 2015Austria


  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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