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Urs Rohner

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Chairman of the Board of Directors

Urs Rohner

Born 1959 - Swiss Citizen
Member of the Board of Directors of Credit Suisse Group AG and Credit Suisse AG since 2009

Professional history


Credit Suisse

  • Chairman of the Board and the Chairman‘s and Governance Committee (2011–present)
  • Non-executive director of Credit Suisse (Schweiz) AG (Swiss subsidiary) (2016–present)
  • Vice-Chair of the Board and member of the Chairman‘s and Governance Committee (2009–2011)
  • Member of the Risk Committee (2009–2011)
  • Chief Operating Officer (2006–2009)
  • General Counsel (2004–2009)
  • Member of the Executive Board (2004–2009)

ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG

  • Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO

Lenz & Staehelin

  • Partner (1992–1999)
  • Attorney (1983–1988; 1990–1992)

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York, attorney



Admission to the bar of the State of New York


Admission to the bar of the Canton of Zurich


Master in Law (lic.iur.), University of Zurich, Switzerland

Other activities and functions

  • GlaxoSmithKline plc, board member
  • Swiss Bankers Association, governing board member
  • Swiss Finance Council, board member
  • Institute of International Finance, board member
  • European Banking Group, member
  • European Financial Services Roundtable, member
  • University of Zurich Department of Economics, chairman of the advisory board
  • Lucerne Festival, board of trustees member
  • Mr. Rohner also serves as a board, advisory board or board of trustees member in other Swiss and international organizations, including: Economiesuisse, Avenir Suisse, Alfred Escher Foundation, International Institute for Management Development (IMD), Swiss University Sports Foundation, Institute International d’Etudes Bancaire and the International Business Leaders Advisory Council of the Mayor of Beijing.