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Severin Schwan

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Member of the Board of Directors

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


Credit Suisse

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

Roche Group

  • CEO (2008–present) 
  • CEO, Division Roche Diagnostics (2006–2008) 
  • Head Asia Pacific Region, Roche Diagnostics Singapore
  • Head Global Finance & Services, Roche Diagnostics Basel
  • Various management and other positions with Roche Germany, Belgium and Switzerland (1993–2000)



Doctor of Law, University of Innsbruck, Austria


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

Other activities and functions

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