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credit swisse Annual Report Part 4 Board of directors and advisory board of Credit credit swisse Annual Report Part 4 Board of directors and advisory board of Credit Document Transcript

  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND ADVISORY BOARDS OF CREDIT SUISSE GROUP Board of Directors Advisory Board International Switzerland Advisory Board Rainer E. Gut, Chairman 1, 2 Ulrich Bremi, Chairman Flavio Cotti, Chairman Peter Spälti, Urs Lauffer, Vice-Chairman Franco Bernabè First Vice-Chairman 1, 2 Franz Albers Mario A. Corti Robert L. Genillard, Truls D. Berg Thierry Desmarest Vice-Chairman 1, 2, 3 Susy Brüschweiler Fritz Gerber Thomas W. Bechtler 1 Martin Candrian Rainer E. Gut Rainer E. Gut Peter Brabeck-Letmathe 1, 2 Melchior Ehrler Michael Hilti Born 1932. Chairman of Ulrich Bremi 1, 2, 3 Brigitta M. Gadient Andreas W. Keller the Boards of Directors of Philippe Bruggisser 4 Riccardo Gullotti Helmut Kohl Credit Suisse Group, Marc-Henri Chaudet 1 Rainer E. Gut Andreas N. Koopmann Credit Suisse and Credit Gerald Clark Urs Hammer Paulo Jorge Lemann Suisse First Boston. Arthur Dunkel André Kudelski Lukas Mühlemann Adolf Gugler 3 Rosmarie Michel Agostino Rocca John M. Hennessy Lukas Mühlemann Manfred Schneider Walter B. Kielholz 1, 4 Erich Müller Ernst Tanner Heini Lippuner 1 Gaudenz Staehelin Lionel I. Pincus 4 Hans-Peter Zehnder Thomas Schmidheiny Roland Zimmerli Vreni Spoerry Aziz D. Syriani Independent Auditors Theodor M. Tschopp 3 KPMG Klynveld Peat Marwick Daniel L. Vasella Goerdeler SA, Zurich 1 member of the Chairman’s Committee 2 member of the Compensation Committee 3 retires at the Annual General Meeting on 28 May 1999 4 subject to election at the Annual General Meeting on 28 May 1999 At the Annual General Meeting on 28 May 1999, Messrs Robert since 1997. Mr Bremi has given us highly sound advice over the years L. Genillard, Ulrich Bremi and Adolf Gugler will reach the age limit for and the Board would like to thank him for the great wealth of experience membership on the Board of Directors and will therefore retire from brought to the Group. this body. Furthermore, Mr Theodor M. Tschopp will resign from the As CEO and later Chairman of the former Electrowatt Ltd, and Board at the 1999 Annual General Meeting due to his resignation as as a former member of the CS Holding Executive Board, Mr Gugler was Chairman of the Board of Alusuisse-Lonza Group. closely linked to the Group for many years. He was elected a member Mr Genillard has served the organisation for four decades, first of the Board in 1994. We would like to extend our thanks to Mr Gugler as Chairman and CEO of Credit Suisse White Weld, which then later for his valuable contribution to Credit Suisse Group. became CS First Boston, and as a Board member of the former Credit Finally, we would also like to thank Mr Tschopp, who was elected Suisse (from 1986), CS First Boston (from 1990) and CS Holding member of the Board in 1993, for his stimulus and his great commit- (from 1989). Since the refocusing of the Group in 1996/97, Mr Genillard ment to our Group. Mr Tschopp also served on the Board of the former served on the Boards of the new Credit Suisse Group, Credit Suisse Credit Suisse from 1993 until 1997, when he concentrated on his First Boston and Credit Suisse. In 1997 he was appointed Vice-Chairman mandate at Credit Suisse Group as part of the 1996/97 refocusing of of all three entities. From 1961, Mr Genillard was also actively engaged our organisation. in the remarkable effort of transforming Clariden Bank into a highly successful member of the Group’s Independent Private Banks, particularly On 8 March 1999 the Board of Directors of Credit Suisse Group during his tenure as Chairman from 1984 to 1999. We thank Mr Genillard decided to create an International Advisory Board and a Swiss Advisory for having devoted the full range of his talent and vast experience to Board. The Advisory Boards are consultative bodies which will advise the service of our Group. the Board of Directors and management on issues which have a Mr Bremi was elected to the Board of the former Credit Suisse significant impact on the environment within which the Group operates. (now Credit Suisse First Boston) in 1985. He joined the Board of the The insight gained should enable the Board of Directors and management former CS Holding in 1989 and served on the Board of Credit Suisse to implement strategic change at an early stage. 114
  • EXECUTIVE BOARD OF CREDIT SUISSE GROUP Change in the Executive Board Richard E. Thornburgh, Chief Financial Officer of Credit Suisse Group has been appointed Vice-Chairman of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse First Boston effective 1 April 1999. He will continue to serve on the Executive Board of Credit Suisse Group. In his new function, Mr Thornburgh assumes responsibility for risk management, all support areas, the Lukas Mühlemann Hans-Ulrich Doerig Philip K. Ryan private equity business and the development of Born 1950. Chief Born 1956. Chief Financial Born 1940. Vice-Chairman electronic distribution channels. He reports Executive Officer of Officer of Credit Suisse of the Executive Board and directly to Allen D. Wheat, Chief Executive Credit Suisse Group. Group. Chief Risk Officer of Credit Officer of Credit Suisse First Boston. Suisse Group. Philip K. Ryan, Chief Financial Officer of Credit Suisse Asset Management, has been appointed Mr Thornburgh’s successor as Chief Financial Officer of Credit Suisse Group. With his transfer, effective 1 April 1999, Mr Ryan also becomes a Member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse Group. In addition to his function as Chief Executive Officer of Winterthur, Thomas Wellauer will Paul Meier Oswald J. Grübel Allen D. Wheat head the new Personal Financial Services Born 1945. Chief Born 1943. Chief Born 1948. Chief Europe unit. This unit, which combines all Executive Officer of Executive Officer of Credit Executive Officer of Credit retail-oriented activities of Credit Suisse Credit Suisse. Suisse Private Banking. Suisse First Boston. Private Banking and Credit Suisse Asset Management in Europe (outside Switzerland), will work closely with Winterthur’s European operations. Richard E. Thornburgh Phillip M. Colebatch Thomas Wellauer Born 1944. Chief Born 1955. Chief Born 1952. Vice-Chairman Executive Officer of Executive Officer of of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse Asset Winterthur Group and Credit Suisse First Boston. Management. Head of Personal Financial Services Europe. Senior Executives Corporate Centre Alfred Gremli, Advisory Ahmad Abu El-Ata, Technology Tobias Guldimann, Risk Management Kurt Arnold, Tax Urs Hänni, Audit Peter Bachmann, Accounting Philip Hess, Corporate Secretary Peter Derendinger, General Counsel Jean-Pierre Huwyler, Security Rolf Dörig, Chief of Staff Eugen Schmid, Human Resources 115
  • BOARDS OF DIRECTORS OF CREDIT SUISSE, CREDIT SUISSE FIRST BOSTON AND WINTERTHUR Due to the squeeze-out of the minority shareholders in Credit Suisse, Credit Suisse First Boston and Winterthur, Credit Suisse Group owns 100% of capital and voting rights of these companies. In order to streamline structures and concentrate resources, the size of the Boards of the banks were reduced to include the Board members serving on the Chairman’s Committee of Credit Suisse Group and its Chief Executive Officer. BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF CREDIT SUISSE CREDIT SUISSE FIRST BOSTON WINTERTHUR INSURANCE AND Rainer E. Gut, Chairman 2 Rainer E. Gut, Chairman 2 WINTERTHUR LIFE Peter Spälti 2 Peter Spälti 2 Peter Spälti, Chairman 1 Thomas W. Bechtler 1 Thomas W. Bechtler 1 Heini Lippuner, Vice Chairman 1 Peter Brabeck-Letmathe 2, 3 Peter Brabeck-Letmathe 2, 3 Pierre Borgeaud 1 Marc-Henri Chaudet 1 Marc-Henri Chaudet 1 Marc-Henri Chaudet 1 Walter B. Kielholz 1, 3 Walter B. Kielholz 1, 3 Lukas Mühlemann 1 Heini Lippuner 1 Heini Lippuner 1 Urs Bühler Lukas Mühlemann 2 Lukas Mühlemann 2 Michael Hilti Klaus Jacobi 1 1 member of the Audit Committee member of the Audit Committee Alexandre F. Jetzer 2 2 member of the Compensation Committee member of the Compensation Committee Hedi Lang 3 3 from 25 February 1999 from 26 February 1999 As at 25 February 1999 As at 26 February 1999 HONORARY CHAIRMAN Hans Braunschweiler 1 Board Committee INDEPENDENT AUDITORS INDEPENDENT AUDITORS INDEPENDENT AUDITORS KPMG Klynveld Peat Marwick KPMG Klynveld Peat Marwick PricewaterhouseCoopers AG, Zurich Goerdeler SA, Zurich Goerdeler SA, Zurich At the Annual General Meetings on 25 and 26 February 1999 1997. In 1993 he was appointed to the Board of the former respectively, Richard Andermatt, Jean-Daniel Cornaz, Gianfranco Cotti CS Holding, where he served until 1997. and Hugo von der Crone stepped down from the Board of Directors Mr von der Crone was appointed member of the Executive of Credit Suisse and Klaus Jacobi from the Board of Directors of Board of the former Credit Suisse in 1979. From 1989 until 1994 he Credit Suisse First Boston. was a member of the Executive Board of the former CS Holding, As Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, Mr serving as full-time Vice-Chairman from 1990 until 1994. In 1993 he Andermatt played a valuable role in the establishment and expansion of was elected Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the former Credit Suisse Financial Products in London. In 1994 he joined the Swiss Volksbank. From 1997 he was a member of the Board and the Board of the former Swiss Volksbank as Vice-Chairman and was also Audit Committee of Credit Suisse. a member of the Chairman’s Committee until 1997 as well as Former Secretary of State Klaus Jacobi brought his rich experi- Chairman of the Audit Committee. ence in the public domain to bear as a member of the Board and the Mr Cornaz served on the Board of the former Credit Suisse Audit Committee of Credit Suisse First Boston (formerly Credit Suisse) from 1987, where he was also a member of the Audit Committee. In from 1992. 1989 he was elected to the Board of the former CS Holding. We would like to thank these gentlemen for their untiring Following the refocusing of Credit Suisse Group in 1996/1997 he commitment and valuable contribution to the success and prosperity took a seat on the Board of Credit Suisse. of Credit Suisse Group. Elected to the Board of Directors of the former Swiss Volksbank in 1985, Mr Cotti served as Chairman of this body from 1993 until 116
  • EXECUTIVE BOARDS OF THE BUSINESS UNITS CREDIT SUISSE CREDIT SUISSE FIRST BOSTON WINTERTHUR GROUP EXECUTIVE BOARD EXECUTIVE BOARD EXECUTIVE BOARD Paul Meier, Allen D. Wheat, Thomas Wellauer, Chief Executive Officer Chief Executive Officer Chief Executive Officer Alfred M. Banz Richard E. Thornburgh Herman Aaftink Bruno Bohlhalter Vice-Chairman Manfred Broska Bruno Bonati Brady W. Dougan Gerhard Christen Beat M. Fenner Christopher A. Goekjian Markus Dennler Walter Fluck Stephen A.M. Hester Hansjörg Frei Dominique Folletête Marc H. Hotimsky Erwin W. Heri Gerhard Gastpar David C. Mulford Hans-Rudolf Strickler Franz-Josef Groth John Nelson Willi Suter Hans Ueli Keller Stephen E. Stonefield Ulrich Körner Charles G. Ward III Rolf Kränzlin Hanspeter Kurzmeyer Peter Lienhart Martin Wetter CREDIT SUISSE CREDIT SUISSE PRIVATE BANKING ASSET MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE BOARD EXECUTIVE BOARD Oswald J. Grübel, Phillip M. Colebatch, Chief Executive Officer Chief Executive Officer Christoph Ammann Toshio Fukuda Thomas Amstutz Robert Kosrovani Reto Donatsch Andrew McKinnon Aldo B. Leoni Robert J. Moore Heinz Roth Robert Parker Jörg H. Schwarzenbach William W. Priest, Jr. Olivier Steimer Dilip Rasgotra Alex W. Widmer Steen Steincke Sergio Zoppi William Sterling Timothy T. Taussig Heinrich Wegmann Edgar Weissenberger 117
  • LOCATIONS ON WORLD MAP CREDIT SUISSE GROUP Headquarters in Zurich Boston CREDIT SUISSE Brussels 241 locations in Budapest Switzerland Buenos Aires CREDIT SUISSE Cairo CREDIT SUISSE ASSET Chicago PRIVATE BANKING MANAGEMENT Frankfurt 50 locations in 7 locations in Guernsey Switzerland Switzerland Helsinki Abu Dhabi Amsterdam Hong Kong Athens Budapest Houston Barcelona Chicago Istanbul Berlin Frankfurt Jakarta Bogota Guernsey Johannesburg Buenos Aires Hong Kong Kiev Cairo London Kuala Lumpur Caracas Los Angeles Labuan Dubai Chicago Luxembourg Limassol Frankfurt Copenhagen Madrid London Gibraltar Dallas Milan Los Angeles Guernsey Dublin Moscow Luxembourg Hamburg Guangzhou Nassau Madrid Hong Kong Hamburg New York Manila Houston Hamilton, Bermuda Osaka Melbourne Istanbul Hong Kong Paris Mexico City Kuala Lumpur Jakarta Prague Milan London Johannesburg São Paolo Montreal Luxembourg Lisbon Seoul Moscow Madrid London Sydney Mumbai (formerly Mexico City Luxembourg Tokyo Bombay) Miami Lyon Vienna Nassau Milan Madrid Warsaw New York Monaco Mexico City Osaka Montevideo Milan WINTERTHUR Palo Alto Munich Montgomery 684 locations in Paris Nassau Munich Switzerland Pasadena New York New York – 14 regional Philadelphia Paris Ningbo managements Portland Rio de Janeiro Paris – 150 general agencies Prague Santiago de Chile Prague – 520 agencies San Francisco Singapore São Paolo Amsterdam Santiago de Chile Taipei Shanghai Barcelona São Paulo Tokyo Simsbury Basingstoke Seoul Vienna Singapore Beijing Shanghai Stockholm Bellevue Singapore CREDIT SUISSE Sun Prairie Bonn Sydney FIRST BOSTON Sydney Boston Taipei Switzerland Taipei Brno Tashkent (Geneva, Zug, Zurich) Tianjin Bromley Tehran Amsterdam Tokyo Brunei Tokyo Atlanta Toronto Brussels Toronto Auckland Vienna Budapest Vienna Bangkok Warsaw Buenos Aires Warsaw Beijing Wiesbaden Cayman Islands Wellington 118 119
  • INFORMATION FOR INVESTORS Credit Suisse Group shares (CHF 20 par value) Ticker symbols Stock exchange listings Bloomberg Reuters Telekurs Swiss Exchange (SWX) CSGN SW CSGZn.S CSGN,001 Frankfurt CSHN GR CSGZn.F 876800,13 Tokyo – CSGZn.T N1492,106 Also traded in New York (ADR)* CSGKY US CSGKY.OB CSGKY,130 London (SEAQ) CSG LI CSHZnq.LT C2,182 Paris (OTC) CSHR FP CSHZ.PA 916190,25 *4 ADR = 1 registered share Swiss security number 146248 ISIN number CH0001462487 CUSIP number 225 401 108 RATINGS Agencies Credit Suisse Group Credit Suisse Credit Suisse First Boston Winterthur Long term Short term Long term Short term Long term Short term Moody’s, New York A1 – Aa3 P1 A1 P1 Aa2 Standard & Poor’s, New York AA – A1+ AA A1+ AA A1+ AA – Fitch IBCA, London AA – F1+ AA – F1+ AA F1+ BankWatch, New York AA TBW1 AA+ TBW1 AA TBW1 Credit Suisse Financial Products carries the same ratings as Credit Suisse First Boston. Enquiries Annual reports may be ordered from CREDIT SUISSE GROUP CREDIT SUISSE Investor Relations Dept CIDM 23 Gerhard Beindorff/Andreas Peterlik P.O. Box 100 Tel: + 41 1 333 45 70/ 31 69 CH-8070 Zurich Fax: + 41 1 333 25 87 Switzerland Mailing address: P.O. Box 1, CH-8070 Zurich, Switzerland Fax: + 41 1 332 72 94 Internet: http://www.csg.ch 120
  • Photography Charlie Westerman, Chicago Iris C. Ritter, Zurich Rainer Wolfsberger, Zurich Production Neidhart + Schön AG, Zurich This paper is made from TCF (totally chlorine-free) pulp