Swiss FINMA exec board member quits weeks after CEO steps down due to stress

Mark Battersby
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FINMA executive board member Johanna Preisig is to leave the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA after almost ten years working for the Swiss financial watchdog.  Currently head of the Strategic Services division she said in a statement that she "has decided to embark on a new career outside FINMA". Urban Angehrn, FINMA's CEO is to step down from his position at the end of this month, the watchdog had said in a statement on 6 September. Angehrn was "instrumental" in the crisis around Credit Suisse and its sale to UBS in March 2023, which the regulator described as "the ...

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