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Severin Schwan

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Member of the Board of Directors
Vice-Chair and Lead Independent Director

Born 1967 – Austrian and German Citizen
Member of the Board of Directors of Credit Suisse Group AG and Credit Suisse AG since 2014

Professional history

2014–present

Credit Suisse

  • Vice-Chair and Lead Independent Director (2017–present) 
  • Member of the Governance and Nominations Committee (2017-present)
  • Member of the Risk Committee (2014–present)
  • Member of the board of Credit Suisse (Schweiz) AG (Swiss subsidiary) (2015–2017)
1993–present

Roche Group

  • CEO (2008–present)
  • Member of the Board of Roche Holding Ltd. (2013–present)
  • CEO, Division Roche Diagnostics (2006–2008) 
  • Head Asia Pacific Region, Roche Diagnostics Singapore
    (2004–2006) 
  • Head Global Finance & Services, Roche Diagnostics Basel
    (2000–2004)
  • Various management and other positions with Roche Germany, Belgium and Switzerland (1993–2000)

Education

1993

Doctor of Law, University of Innsbruck, Austria

1991

Master’s degrees in Economics and Law, University of Innsbruck, Austria

Other activities and functions

  • International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA), vice-president
  • International Business Leaders Advisory Council for the Mayor of Shanghai, member