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Thomas Gottstein

Chief Executive Officer

Thomas Gottstein

Born 1964 – Swiss citizen
Member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse Group AG since 2015 / Credit Suisse AG since 2020


Professional history

1999-present Credit Suisse
  • Chief Executive Officer of the Group (2020-present)
  • Member of the Sustainability Advisory Committee (2021-present)
  • Member of the Board of Credit Suisse (Schweiz) AG (Swiss subsidiary) (2020-present)
  • CEO of Credit Suisse (Schweiz) AG (2016-2020)
  • CEO Swiss Universal Bank (2015-2020)
  • Head of Premium Clients Switzerland & Global External Asset Managers (2014-2015)
  • Head of Investment Banking Coverage Switzerland (2010-2013)
  • Co-Head of Equity Capital Markets EMEA (2007-2009)
  • Head Equity Capital Markets Switzerland, Austria and Scandinavia, London (2005-2007)
  • Head Equity Capital Markets Switzerland, Zurich (2002-2005)
  • Investment Banking Department Switzerland (1999-2002)
Prior to 1999 UBS
  • Telecoms Investment Banking and Equity Capital Markets, London
  • Group Controlling, Zurich


1995 PhD in Finance and Accounting, University of Zurich
1989 Degree in Business Administration and Economics, University of Zurich

Other activities and functions

  • Credit Suisse Foundation, Foundation Board Member
  • digitalswitzerland Association, Association Member and Member of the Steering Committee
  • Swiss Bankers Association, Member of the Board and the Audit Committee
  • Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, Board Member
  • International Business Council of the World Economic Forum, Member
  • CNBC ESG Council, Member
  • 2030 Water Resource Group, Member