Dr. Thomas Gottstein is a Chief Executive Officer at Credit Suisse AG, Credit Suisse Group AG, at Swiss Universal Bank, and a Member at digitalswitzerland. He is on the Board of Directors at Opernhaus Zürich AG, Pension Fund of Credit Suisse Group (Switzerland), Swiss Entrepreneurs Foundation, and Credit Suisse Foundation. He was appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer on February 14, 2020.
Dr. Gottstein was previously employed as a Chief Executive Officer by Credit Suisse (Schweiz) AG from 2016 to 2020. At Credit Suisse, he was also working at the Investment Banking Department Switzerland (1999-2002), he was aHead Equity Capital Markets Switzerland, Zurich (2002-2005), Head Equity Capital Markets Switzerland, Austria and Scandinavia, London (2005-2007), Co-Head of Equity Capital Markets EMEA (2007-2009), Head of Investment Banking Coverage Switzerland (2010-2013), Head of Premium Clients Switzerland & Global External Asset Managers (2014-2015), CEO Swiss Universal Bank (2015-2020), and CEO of Credit Suisse (Schweiz) AG (2016-2020). In 1999, he started his career as a Group Controller in Zurich, and later on, he went to London to become an expert for Telecoms Investment Banking and Equity Capital Markets.
He holds a Degree in Business Administration and Economics in 1989 and a Ph.D. in Finance and Accounting from the University of Zurich.