People Eric Varvel
Born 1963 - US citizen
Head Investment Banking
Chief Executive Officer - Region Asia Pacific
Member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse Group AG and Credit Suisse AG
Eric Varvel jointly leads the Investment Banking division together with Gaël de Boissard, with responsibility for the Equities & Investment Banking business. He is also the CEO of Asia Pacific region. Eric Varvel has been a member of the Executive Board since February 2008.
From 2010 until 2012, Mr. Varvel was the CEO of Investment Banking and served as acting CEO from September 2009 until July 2010. From 2008 until 2010, Mr. Varvel was the CEO of the EMEA region.
Investment Banking department and the Head of the Global Markets Solutions Group in the Investment Banking division of Credit Suisse for over three years, based in New York. Before that, Mr. Varvel spent 15 years in the Asia Pacific region in a variety of senior roles, including the Head of Investment Banking and Emerging Markets Coverage for the Asia Pacific region ex-Japan and the Head of Fixed Income Sales and Corporate Derivative Sales. During that time, Mr. Varvel was based in Tokyo, Jakarta and Singapore. Mr. Varvel joined Credit Suisse in 1990. Previously, he worked as an analyst for Morgan Stanley in its investment banking department in New York and Tokyo.
Mr. Varvel holds a BA in Business Finance from Brigham Young University, Utah. He has been married to Shauna Hill Varvel for more than 25 years and they have five children.