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Chairman of the Board of Directors
Credit Suisse Group AG.
Urs Rohner has been the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Credit Suisse Group AG since 2011 and was its Vice Chairman from 2009 until 2011.
In 2004 he was appointed a member of the Executive Board of the Group and served as General Counsel and as COO.
Mr. Rohner graduated with a law degree from the University of Zurich. He is admitted to the bars of the Canton of Zurich and the State of New York. He started his career as an attorney with the law firm Lenz & Staehelin in Zurich, where he was a partner from 1992 until 1999 and worked for Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York.
Between 2000 and 2004, Mr. Rohner served as Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of ProSieben and ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG.
Mr. Rohner is the chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Credit Suisse Research Institute and the Credit Suisse Foundation, and a board member of Economiesuisse, the Institute of International Finance, the Institute International d'Etudes Bancaires, the European Financial Services Round Table and the European Banking Group. He is the co-chair of the International Advisory Board of the Moscow International Finance Center and serves on the International Business Leaders Advisory Council of the Mayor of Beijing. He is also the chairman of the Advisory Board of the University of Zurich's Department of Economics and a board member of the Zurich Opera House, the Alfred Escher Foundation and the Lucerne Festival.