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Lito Camacho

Vice Chairman Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse

Lito Camacho

Jose Isidro N. (Lito) Camacho is Managing Director and Vice Chairman for Credit Suisse Asia Pacific.

Mr Camacho joined Credit Suisse in 2005 after a distinguished career in government and international banking. He was appointed Secretary of Finance for the Philippines in 2001, a position he held until November 2003. Before that, Mr Camacho was Secretary of Energy when he was credited with the successful passage of the country's power sector reform legislation.

Prior to joining the government, Mr Camacho was MD and Philippines Chief Country Officer at Deutsche Bank, AG in Manila and with Bankers Trust Company for over twenty years in New York, Japan, Hong Kong, Philippines and Singapore.

Mr Camacho is a Director of SymAsia Foundation (Singapore) and board member of National Art Gallery (Singapore), a member of the Capital Markets Advisory Group of the Securities Commission (Malaysia) and a Founding Member of Asia Peace and Reconciliation Council.

He is Non-Executive Chairman of Sun Life of Canada (Philippines); a board member of Sun Life Grepa Financial, Inc (Philippines), Sun Life Malaysia Assurance Bhd, Sun Life Malaysia Takaful Bhd and a Senior Advisor to The Boston Consulting Group (Singapore).

He was previously a board member of National Heritage Board of Singapore (2007-2013), member of the Securities Industry Council of Singapore (2010-2017) and member of the Group of Experts of the ASEAN Capital Markets Forum. Mr Camacho was also formerly the Chief Executive Officer of Credit Suisse Singapore (2007-2016)

Mr Camacho obtained his Bachelor's degree in mathematics (cum laude) from De La Salle University in 1975. He received his MBA with concentration in Finance from Harvard University in 1979. On February 2017, Mr Camacho was awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration from Eastern Asia University, Thailand.

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