The board of directors of Credit Suisse has announced a number of changes to the executive board with immediate effective.
Lara Warner is appointed group chief risk officer (CRO), reporting to the CEO. Warner will remain a member of the group executive board where her contribution over the past three years has been outstanding in developing entirely new, industry leading compliance capabilities in an area crucial to our growth strategy. She has created a modern, technology-enabled compliance organisation with cutting edge tools to identify and detect threats across our entire platform while strengthening relationships with our key regulators around the world.
Warner has significant experience and a strong track record as a senior bank executive. Between 2002 and 2015 she held a number of senior management positions in our Investment Bank, both in Fixed Income and Equities as well as serving as chief financial officer and chief operating officer of the division.
Lydie Hudson, is appointed chief compliance officer (CCO) reporting to the CEO. Hudsonwill join the group executive board. During her 11 years with Credit Suisse, she has demonstrated consistently strong business contribution and exemplary culture standards in her previous role as COO of Global Markets. She has been instrumental in reshaping our GM division, while taking an active role in promoting the advancement of Women in Finance and was recognised as a young global leader by the World Economic Forum in January 2017.
Antoinette Poschung is taking on the role of global head of Human Resources (HR), reporting to the CEO. Poschungwill join the group executive board. Since joining Credit Suisse in 2008, Poschunghas played a key role in talent development across the organisation as well as heading a number of HR functions for the Group. In 2018 her moral and ethical leadership was recognised when she was appointed to the newly created role of independent Ombudswoman to oversee matters related to sexual harassment in the work place, ensuring a safe channel to escalate incidents and ensuring that necessary measures are implemented quickly. Prior to joining Credit Suisse, she was a member of the Executive Board of Axa-Winterthur, occupying the role of head of Human Resources.
Peter Goerke, having significantly strengthened the HR function in the last three years, will continue to play an important role at the bank by taking on the role of senior advisor- New Projects, with a focus on Asia and China in particular where developing our talent base remains a key priority. He joined Credit Suisse in late 2015 from Prudential plc as group head of Human Resources and has been a key member of the group executive board during that time. He will leave the Group Executive Board.
After five years as chief risk officer, Jo Oechslin has expressed his desire to take on a new type of role in the bank. He will take on a newly created position of senior advisor - Risk Management. He will leave the group executive board. Going forward he will conduct specific, discrete assignments, leveraging his detailed knowledge of the bank on a broad range of topics.