Paul-André Jacot

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Paul-André Jacot
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The late Paul-André Jacot was the owner and president of Derivicom, a Geneva-based financial consultancy. [1] He was also president and CEO of the Swiss Futures & Options Association and served on its board of directors.[2] He died on August 14, 2015.[3]

On March 12, 2009, Jacot was inducted into the Futures Hall of Fame, which was established in 2005 to commemorate outstanding contributions to the global futures and options community.[4]

Background

Jacot worked in banking in Switzerland after receiving his banking diploma in 1959. He worked with Citibank N.A. and Banque de Bruxelles.

After working for Rouse Wood­stock Ltd. and ContiCommodity Services Ltd. in the late 1970s he co-founded FFM Financiere, a boutique for trading futures and options, in 1985. He was active there until 1991, when he founded his own company Derivacom, specializing in financial consulting, expert witnessing and related matters.[5] In addition to being a founding partner of the FFM Group of companies, he also served as a member of the executive committee and board of directors.[6]

He also served as secretary of the board of directors of the Geneva Trading Company of Montedison until 1978.

Jacot was active on the board of the Swiss Futures & Options Association starting in 1984, and became its chairman in 1990. In 2001 Paul Meier took over the chairmanship (at Jacot's request) but Jacot remained CEO until 2014.[7]

Education

Université de Geneve, 1963 — 1965[8]

References

  1. FIA Announces Inductees to Futures Hall of Fame. Times Online.
  2. SFOA Board of Directors. SFOA.
  3. SFOA Events. SFOA.
  4. FIA Announces Inductees to Futures Hall of Fame. Futures Industry Association.
  5. Vale – Paul-Andre Jacot. Exchange Invest.
  6. Paul-André Jacot. Swiss Futures & Options Association.
  7. Paul-André Jacot, 1943 – 2015. SFOA.
  8. LinkedIn public profile. LinkedIn.