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Thomas P. Gottstein

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CEO Swiss Universal Bank 

Thomas P. Gottstein

Born 1964 - Swiss citizen

Member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse Group AG and Credit Suisse AG since 2015


Professional history


Credit Suisse

  • CEO Swiss Universal Bank (2015–present)
  • Head of Premium Clients Switzerland & Global External Asset Managers, Private Banking & Wealth Management (2013–2015) 
  • Head of Investment Banking Coverage Switzerland (2009–2013) 
  • 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


  • Telecoms Investment Banking and Equity Capital Markets



PhD in Finance and Accounting, University of Zurich


Degree in Business Administration and Economics, University of Zurich

Other activities and functions

  • Pension Fund CS Group (Schweiz), member of the foundation board
  • Private Banking STC of the Swiss Banking Association, member
  • FINMA Private Banking Panel, member