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Credit Suisse Group AG

Credit Suisse Group AG

Sector: Security Brokers Dealers And Flotation Companies Region: Switzerland


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Credit Suisse Group AG provides private and investment banking and advisory services. It operates through three divisions: Private Banking & Wealth Management, Investment Banking and Shared Services. The Private Banking & Wealth Management division offers financial solutions to private, corporate and institutional clients. It also offers investment funds to multi-asset class solutions, including equities, fixed income products or alternative investments. The Investment Banking division provides financial products and services, with a focus on businesses that are client-driven, flow-based and capital-efficient. Its products and services include global securities sales, trading and execution, prime brokerage and capital raising and advisory services, as well as comprehensive investment research. The Shared Services division provides centralized corporate services and business support for the bank's two divisions Private Banking & Wealth Management and Investment Banking. The company was founded by Alfred Escher on July 5, 1856 and is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.

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After fearing that the Eurozone would remain in an endless recession just a year ago, investors' perception of the area seems to have changed following clear signs of improved momentum. A hard landing in China is now the number one concern. In this video, Michael Strobaek, Global Chief Investment Officer at Credit Suisse, sheds light on the issue and discusses the situation in global markets.

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Executives

Brady W. Dougan , Chief Executive Officer
Brady W. Dougan has held the position of CEO since 2007 and has been a member of the Executive Board since 2003.
Prior to his appointment as CEO of the Group, Mr. Dougan was the CEO of the Investment Banking division and the CEO of the Americas region. After starting his career in the derivatives group at Bankers Trust, he joined Credit Suisse First Boston in 1990. He was the Head of the Equities division for five years before he was appointed the Global Head of the Securities division in 2001. From 2002 to July 2004, he was the Co-President of Institutional Securities at Credit Suisse First Boston, and from 2004 until 2005, he was CEO of Credit Suisse First Boston and, after the merger with Credit Suisse in May 2005, he was the CEO of Investment Banking until 2007.
Mr. Dougan received a BA in Economics in 1981 and an MBA in finance in 1982 from the University of Chicago, Illinois.
Mr. Dougan has been a member of the Board of Directors of Humacyte Inc., a biotechnology company, since 2005. He has also been a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Chicago since January 2013.
Gaël de Boissard , Head Investment Banking Chief Executive Officer - Region Europe Middle East & Africa (EMEA) Member of Executive Board of Credit Suisse Group AG and Credit Suisse AG Chief Executive Officer - Credit Suisse International and Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Ltd
Gaël de Boissard jointly leads the Investment Banking division together with Eric Varvel with responsibility for the Fixed Income business. He is also the CEO of the EMEA region. Gaël de Boissard was appointed as a member of the Executive Board, effective January 1, 2013.
Prior to his appointment to the Executive Board, Mr. de Boissard spent four years as the Co-Head of Global Securities with responsibility for trading and risk management of Fixed Income products and was previously responsible for Global Rates and Foreign Exchange. Mr. de Boissard joined Credit Suisse First Boston in 2001 from JP Morgan, where he worked in a variety of roles in Fixed Income, having started in the Paris office in 1990.
Mr. de Boissard graduated with a degree in Mathematics and Civil Engineering from Ecole Polytechnique in Palaiseau, France, and received a degree in Russian from the University of Volgograd.
Mr. de Boissard currently chairs the Association of Financial Markets in Europe, an industry organization that engages with policymakers on financial regulation.
David Mathers , Chief Financial Officer
David Mathers has been the CFO of Credit Suisse Group and a member of the Executive Board since October 2010. He is also responsible for the Group’s global IT and global Operations functions.
Prior to his appointment as CFO, Mr. Mathers was the Head of Finance and the COO for Investment Banking in New York and London from 2007 to 2010. In this role, he was responsible for Investment Banking Finance, Operations, Expense Management and Strategy. Mr. Mathers started his career as a research analyst at HSBC James Capel in 1987 and became Global Head of Equity Research in 1997. He joined Credit Suisse in 1998, working in a number of senior positions in Credit Suisse’s Equity business, including the Director of European Research and the Co-Head of European Equities.
Mr. Mathers holds an MA in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge, England.
Since 2011, he has also served as a member of the Council of the British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce.

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