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Jean Lanier

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Member of the Board of Directors

Born 1946 – French Citizen
Member of the Board of Directors of Credit Suisse Group AG and Credit Suisse AG since 2005

Professional history


Credit Suisse

  • Chairman of the Compensation Committee (2013–present)
  • Member of the Chairman’s and Governance Committee
  • Member of the Compensation Committee (2011–present)
  • Member of the Audit Committee (2005–2015)

Euler Hermes Group, Paris

  • Chairman of the managing board and group CEO (1998–2004)
  • Chairman of the boards of principal subsidiaries (1998–2004)
  • Managing director of Euler Group (1997–1998)
  • COO and managing director of SFAC (subsequently Euler Hermes SFAC) (1990–1997)
Prior to 1990

Pargesa Group, Paris and Geneva, managing director

Lambert Brussells Capital Corporation, New York, president

Paribas Group, various positions, among others: senior vice president of the finance division and senior executive for North America



Master of Science in Operations Research and Finance, Cornell University, New York


Master’s degree, Engineering, Ecole Centrale des Arts et Manufactures, Paris

Other activities and functions

  • Swiss RE Europe SA, Swiss RE International SE and Swiss RE Europe Holdings SA (subsidiaries of Swiss Re AG), chairman of the board
  • Fondation Internationale de l’Arche, chairman of the board
  • L’Arche Long Island, chairman of the board
  • Association Jean Vanier, board member