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Charlie Chen

Head of China Consumer Research, Credit Suisse

Charlie Chen is a Director and Head of China Consumer Research with Credit Suisse. He joined Credit Suisse in 2017 and covers both staples and discretionary consumer stocks in China. Charlie has over 17 years’ experience in the global consumer industry. He started his career with Carlsberg Breweries as a management trainee, working in different roles in Europe and China. He also worked as a project manager of Wei East, a start-up cosmetic company in Philadelphia and a consultant at BMC Strategic Associates, a management consulting firm in New York providing services to global leading food & beverage companies. Charlie joined the investment banking industry in 2008 as a small cap research associate at Macquarie Securities. He was also with BNP Paribas as the Head of Asia Pacific Consumer Research and a senior analyst with Deutsche Bank prior to joining Credit Suisse. Charlie received his Master of Business Administration from the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University at Durham, North Carolina and Bachelor of Engineering from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.