Credit Suisse Group AG

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Credit Suisse Group AG is a financial services company founded in 1856, headquartered in Zurich.

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Noreen Doyle is on the Board of Directors of Credit Suisse Group, she has been First Vice President and Head of Banking of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) from 2001 to 2005.[1]

Ernie Eves, Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance of Canada from 1995 to 2001 and Premier of the province of Ontario from 2002 to 2003, was a Vice Chairman and Senior Advisor at Credit Suisse First Boston in Toronto from 2000 to 2002.[2]

Richard Gillingwater, Chief Executive of the Shareholder Executive at the Cabinet Office 2003 to 2006 and Chairman 2006 to 2007, was Chairman of European Investment Banking, Credit Suisse First Boston 2001 to 2003.[3]

John Major, former Prime Minister, was appointed a Senior Advisor to Credit Suisse in 2001.[4]

U.K. Life Peer John Moore, Lord Moore of Lower Marsh was Chairman of Credit Suisse Asset Management from 1992 to 2000.[5]

Philip Remnant, non-executive Chairman of the Shareholder Executive since June 2007 is a Senior Adviser of Credit Suisse's investment banking division in Europe.[6]

Hector Sants, Chief Executive, Financial Services Authority since 2007, was European Chief Executive of Credit Suisse First Boston, from 2001 to 2004.[7]

David W. Syz, current board member. David Syz was asked by Federal Councillor Pascal Couchepin to become the Director of the newly created State Secretary for Economic Affairs. In this function David Syz was responsible for the Foreign Economic Policy of Switzerland and involved in negotiations all over the world particularly in the field of Trade, Development, and Foreign Direct Investments.[8]

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  2. Canadian Who's Who 2004, "Elisabeth Lumley", University of Toronto Press 2004, p.403.
  3. Who's Who 2009, GILLINGWATER, Richard Dunnell, online edition, Oxford University Press, accessed 24 March 2009.
  4. Who's Who 2009, MAJOR, Rt Hon. Sir John, online edition, Oxford University Press, accessed 24 March 2009.
  5. Who's Who 2009, MOORE OF LOWER MARSH, online edition, Oxford University Press, accessed 24 March 2009.
  6. Who's Who 2009, REMNANT, Hon. Philip John, online edition, Oxford University Press, accessed 24 March 2009.
  7. FSA, Hector Sants, Chief Executive Officer, accessed 03 January 2011.
  8. EcoDocs, About the Founder David W. Syz, accessed 03 January 2011.
  9. Register for 1st March 2014 - 31st May 2014 APPC, accessed 28 January 2015