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Urs Rohner

Chairman of the Board of Directors


Born 1959 – Swiss citizen
Member of the Board of Directors of Credit Suisse Group AG and Credit Suisse AG since 2009

Professional history

2004-present Credit Suisse
  • Chairman of the Board and the Governance and Nominations Committee (2011-present)
  • Member of the Conduct and Financial Crime Control Committee (2020-present, Chair 2019-2020)
  • Member of the Innovation and Technology Committee (2015-present)
  • Member of the board of Credit Suisse (Schweiz) AG (Swiss subsidiary) (2015-present)
  • Vice-Chair of the Board and member of the Governance and Nominations Committee (2009-2011)
  • Member of the Risk Committee (2009-2011)
  • Chief Operating Officer (2006-2009)
  • General Counsel (2004-2009)
  • Member of the Executive Board (2004-2009)
2000-2004 ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG
  • Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO
1983-1999 Lenz & Staehelin
  • Partner (1992-1999)
  • Attorney (1983-1988; 1990-1992)
1988-1989 Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York
  • Attorney


1990 Admission to the bar of the State of New York
1986 Admission to the bar of the Canton of Zurich
1983 Master in Law (lic.iur.), University of Zurich, Switzerland

Other activities and functions

  • GlaxoSmithKline plc, board member
  • Swiss Bankers Association, vice-chairman 1
  • Swiss Finance Council, board member 1
  • Institute of International Finance, board member 1
  • European Banking Group, member 1
  • European Financial Services Round Table, member 1
  • University of Zurich Department of Economics, member of the advisory board
  • Lucerne Festival, board of trustees member

Mr. Rohner performs functions in these organizations in his capacity as Chairman of the Group.