Kessler Gestion SA

The competence, commitment and integrity of our team offer you a guaranteed and continuous level of high-quality service.

Mario Izzo
Managing director
Mario Izzo
Managing director

Mario Izzo

Managing director

After having started his career at Credit Foncier Vaudois in Lausanne as a management assistant, he later moved to New York where he worked for the brokers Jefferies & co. and Dean Witter Reynolds, as well as for the financial analyst Rodman and Renshaw. Mario Izzo joined Kessler Gestion SA in 1990.

He obtained his academic financial training degree at the New York Institute of Finance. He also holds a federal diploma in economics from the Haute école de gestion (HEG), a member of the University of Applied Sciences (UAS) and a federal diploma for expert in finance and investments (AZEK).

Aloïs Hofstetter
Administrator
Aloïs Hofstetter
Administrator

Aloïs Hofstetter

Administrator

After a career at the Banque Cantonale de Lucerne and the Banque Populaire Suisse as Administrator, Aloïs Hofstetter joined Kessler Gestion SA in 1993.

He obtained the federal diploma for bank employees and has followed several professional development courses at the Swiss Banking School.

Elsa Plastiras
Elsa Plastiras

Elsa Plastiras

Elsa started off her career as a junior administrator in the private banking sector at the United European Bank in Geneva. Later on she joined a large international banking group where she was responsible for up-scale clientèle (HNWI).

Elsa completed an academic training in fiscal law and holds a business lawyer’s degree. She has also obtained a Master’s degree in financial engineering from the EMLYON business School. Elsa Plastiras joined Kessler Gestion in 2015.

Philippe Michel
Philippe Michel

Philippe Michel

Philippe started off his career at BCGe as a university trainee. He later joined major international groups as responsible for foreign clients and board member. Philippe joined Kessler Gestion SA in June 2015.

Philippe holds a law degree and several bank specializations (ISFB, ICSC).

Giovanni Panagia
Giovanni Panagia

Giovanni Panagia

After having obtained his degree in Economics at the University of Geneva, Giovanni started by teaching accounting and business management at the Geneva School of Business.

In late 1989, after 2 years as a teacher he undertook to become a wealth management trainee at Union Bank of Switzerland. He dealt with international customers and became responsible for a desk in 1997 which he ran until 2004, when he decided to leave the bank to start his own company. He joined Kessler Gestion in March 2016.

Vito-Joseph Magistrale
Vito-Joseph Magistrale

Vito-Joseph Magistrale

After starting his career in the Cantonale Vaudoise Bank in Morges as a junior investment advisor, Vito-Joseph joined the Private Banking sector of the Credit Suisse banking group for twelve years. After a two-year transition with Banque Piguet & Cie SA, a private bank of the BCV group, it was called by the head quarter in the BCV Private Banking International sector in 2001 to manage high networth italian and french clients.
Vito-Joseph Magistrale has joined Kessler Gestion SA in January 2020.

During all these years, he has improved his competences in political economy, provident, credit and Swiss and foreign taxation. Since 2019, he holds the Risk, Legal & Compliance Certificate issued by the Institut Supérieur de Formation Bancaire.

Thomas Kessler
Administrator
Thomas Kessler
Administrator

Thomas Kessler

Administrator

Prior to establishing Kessler Gestion SA in 1986, Thomas Kessler enjoyed a successful career at the Banque Populaire Suisse, where his last 10 years were spent in the function of Board Member and Director of Asset Management.