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Severin Schwan

Member of the Board of Directors
Vice-Chair and Lead Independent Director

 

Born 1967 – Austrian and German citizen
Member of the Board of Directors of Credit Suisse Group AG and Credit Suisse AG since 2014

Professional history

2014-present Credit Suisse
 
  • Vice-Chair and Lead Independent Director (2017-present) 
  • Member of the Governance and Nominations Committee (2017-present)
  • Member of the Risk Committee (2014-present)
  • Member of the board of Credit Suisse (Schweiz) AG (Swiss subsidiary) (2015-2017)
1993-present Roche Group
 
  • CEO (2008-present)
  • Member of the Board of Roche Holding Ltd. (2013-present)
  • CEO, Division Roche Diagnostics (2006-2008)
  • Head Asia Pacific Region, Roche Diagnostics Singapore (2004-2006)
  • Head Global Finance & Services, Roche Diagnostics Basel (2000-2004)
  • Various management and other positions with Roche Germany, Belgium and Switzerland (1993-2000)

Education

1993 Doctor of Law, University of Innsbruck, Austria
1991 Master's degrees in Economics and Law, University of Innsbruck, Austria

Other activities and functions

  • International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA), vice-president
  • International Business Leaders Advisory Council for the Mayor of Shanghai, member