Credit Suisse Names Chief Investment Officer
Credit Suisse has named Burchard Varnholt Chief Investment Officer with effect from 1st January 2017. This is in addition to his responsibilities as deputy global Chief Investment Officer and Vice Chairman of the investment committee.
He will takeover Anja Hochberg who will continue as Head of Investment and remain a member of the investment committee.
News Source: Reuters
About Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse (NYSE:CS) was founded in 1856 by Alfred Escher, under the name “Schweizerische Kreditanstalt.” The original purpose of the new bank known as SKA was to finance the expansion of the railroad network as well as the further industrialization of Switzerland. Fourteen years later, the bank’s first foreign representative office opened up in New York. In 1905, the bank’s first branch outside Zurich opened in Basel following the acquisition of Oberrheinische Bank. Today, it has a global reach with operations in over 50 countries and 48,200 employees from over 150 different nations. It serves its clients through three regionally focused divisions: Swiss Universal Bank, International Wealth Management and Asia Pacific. These regional businesses are supported by two other divisions specializing in investment banking capabilities: Global Markets and Investment Banking & Capital Markets.
- Origin : Zurich, Switzerland
- Assets : CHF 820.81 billion
- Revenue : CHF 23.38 billion
- Employees : 48,200
Official Website: www.credit-suisse.com
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Updated on 8th August 2016