Corporate Press Release

Press Release

Credit Suisse appoints Anna Wong as Market Area Head, Greater China in Private Banking Asia Pacific

Credit Suisse today announced that Anna Wong will join the Bank as Managing Director and Market Area Head, Greater China for Private Banking Asia Pacific from October 24, 2011. She will be based in Hong Kong reporting to Marcel Kreis, Head of Private Banking Asia Pacific. From January 2012, she will report to Francesco de Ferrari who takes over the role as Head of Private Banking Asia Pacific.

In this new strategic senior leadership role, Ms. Wong will work closely with the respective Market Leaders and Country CEOs across Credit Suisse’s integrated bank to enhance its ability to capitalize on the synergies and business opportunities in Greater China, drive client interconnectivity across business divisions and markets to advance client market share.

Ms. Wong was most recently CEO for HSBC Broking Services (Asia) Limited between 2009 and 2011. Prior to that, she was Managing Director and Co-Head, Hong Kong Market Area at HSBC Private Bank. Ms. Wong brings with her 28 years of strong experience in the banking and securities industry in Hong Kong, spanning securities and futures brokerage, private banking, commercial and corporate banking as well as credit and risk management. Ms. Wong is a member of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission Advisory Committee and a Director of the Hong Kong Securities Institute.

Mr. Kreis said: "We are delighted to welcome Anna to Credit Suisse. She has an enormous wealth of experience across different banking areas for Greater China clients. This senior appointment demonstrates Credit Suisse’s continued strong commitment to its leading Private Banking franchise in these three major wealth markets which contribute significantly to our regional client and asset base. With the additional leadership from Anna and Hong Kong as our key regional wealth management hub, we are in a very strong position to further harness the enormous synergies across this integrated economic area.”