1983, degree in Law, Univ. of Zurich. 1990-99, Partner, Lenz & Staehelin, Zurich. 2000-04, Chairman and CEO, ProSiebenSAT.1 Media. Since 2004, with Credit Suisse: 2004-09, Member of the Executive Board, Credit Suisse Group and Credit Suisse; 2004-09, General Counsel, Credit Suisse Group; 2006-09, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, Credit Suisse; 2009-11, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors; since April 2011, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Credit Suisse Group. Member of the Board of Directors, Institute of Int'l Finance.