Urs Rohner

Urs Rohner, who was born in 1959, studied law at the University of Zurich and began his career working for law firms in Zurich and New York. From 2000 to 2004 he was Chairman of ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG; thereafter he moved to Credit Suisse Group. From 2004 to 2009 he was a member of the Executive Boards of Credit Suisse Group and Credit Suisse, serving as General Counsel Credit Suisse Group (2004−2009) as well as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel Credit Suisse (2006−2009); starting in 2009 he became Vice President and, since 2011, has been President of the Board of Directors. Urs Rohner is a member of the Board of Directors of the Institute of International Finance, the Institut International d’Études Bancaires, and Zurich Opera.