Karl Landert to step down as Chief Information Officer of Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse announced today that Karl Landert, Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Credit Suisse, is to step down from his current position. Karl Landert joined the bank in 2001 and has served as CIO of Credit Suisse since 2008.
David Mathers, Chief Financial Officer of Credit Suisse and a member of the Executive Board, will assume full responsibility for the IT organization in addition to his current role. Urs Rohner, Chairman of the Board of Directors, said: «On behalf of the Board of Directors, I wish to thank Karl very much for the major role he played in the development and implementation of Credit Suisse’s integrated banking model within the IT division and for his commitment and loyalty to Credit Suisse. We are pleased to have such a highly-qualified and experienced manager as David Mathers to lead the IT organization going forward. David possesses vast financial and business expertise, which will be key to ensuring continuity in this important function.»
Brady W. Dougan, Chief Executive Officer, said: «Karl has provided tremendous leadership and wise counsel during the past 11 years; he has made significant contributions to the success of the bank by driving the IT agenda and delivering strategic technology solutions for the benefit of our clients around the world. The integration of our Finance, Operations and IT functions will support the evolution of the bank’s strategy, while reinforcing the importance of sustaining overall cost efficiency and organizational flexibility and of developing a single operating platform for the bank. Credit Suisse is fortunate to have someone as capable and talented as David to assume the leadership of the new Finance, IT and Operations division.»
Karl Landert will step down from the Executive Board of Credit Suisse on April 30, 2012 and will work closely with David Mathers to manage the transition.