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Mr Urs Rohner
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Credit Suisse Group

Urs Rohner is the Chairman of the Board of Directors since the AGM 2011 and Chairman of the Chairman’s and Governance Committee. From 2009 until April 2011, he was the full-time Vice- Chairman of the Board of Directors and a member of the Chairman’s and Governance Committee and the Risk Committee. He was a member of the Executive Boards of Credit Suisse Group AG and Credit Suisse AG (2004 - 2009) and served as General Counsel of Credit Suisse Group AG (2004 - 2009) and Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Credit Suisse AG (2006 - 2009). His term as a member of the Board of Directors expires at the AGM in 2012. Due to his former executive function at Credit Suisse AG, the Board of Directors has determined that he is not independent under the Group’s independence standards.

Personal details

Place of birth
Switzerland
Date of birth
1959

Education

Mr. Rohner studied Law at the University of Zurich and graduated 1983. He was admitted to the Bar of the Canton of Zurich in 1986 and to the Bar of the State of New York in 1990.

Career

2004 – Present
Present Credit Suisse Group AG, Zurich
 
2011 Chairman of the Board of Directors
Chairman of the Chairman’s and Governance Committee
 
2009 - 2011 Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors
 
Member of the Chairman’s and Governance Committee and the Risk Committee
 
2006 Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Credit Suisse AG
 
Member of the Executive Boards of Credit Suisse Group AG and Credit Suisse AG
 
2004 Head of the Corporate Center and Group General Counsel
2000 – 2004
ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG, Unterfoehring
 
Chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer (09/2000–2004)
 
Chief Executive Officer ProSieben Media AG (01 – 09 / 2000)
1990 – 1999
Lenz & Staehelin, Attorneys at Law, Zurich, Partner
1990
Admitted to the Bar of the State of New York
1988 – 1989
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York
1986
Admitted to the Bar of the Canton of Zurich
1983 – 1988
Lenz & Staehelin, Attorneys at Law, Zurich

Mandates

Member of the Board of Directors of the Institute for International Finance
Member of the Board of Directors of the Institute International d’Etudes Bancaires
Member of the Board of Directors of the Zurich Opera House
Member of the Board of Trustees of the Lucerne Festival