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Jesper Andersen named new Head of IT Switzerland at Credit Suisse

Jesper Andersen will assume the role of Head of IT Switzerland at Credit Suisse from January 1, 2023, consequently becoming a member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd. and the Chief Information Officer Management Committee.

Jesper Andersen has been the CIO and member of the executive committee of Nykredit since 2017. Prior to that, he held various CIO roles at Nordea from 2012 to 2017 and from 1998 to 2012 he held senior positions in the technology division at Goldman Sachs. He graduated with a master's degree in engineering from the Technical University of Denmark and completed a management development course at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Jesper will report to global Chief Information Officer, Laura Barrowman and to André Helfenstein, CEO of Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd.

André Helfenstein says: "With Jesper, we welcome a proven technology expert who has decades of experience in the financial sector. I am convinced he will advance our IT platform and effectively drive digitalization efforts in close collaboration with the relevant business areas."