Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Robert Shafir

CEO of Asset Management, CEO of the Americas Region, Credit Suisse


Robert Shafir is CEO of the Asset Management business and CEO of the Americas Region for Credit Suisse. A member of the executive boards of Credit Suisse and Credit Suisse Group, he chairs the Americas CEO Management Committee. As CEO of Asset Management, Shafir is responsible for asset management operations globally; in his role as CEO of the Americas, he works with the investment banking, private banking, asset management and shared services businesses in the region. Before joining Credit Suisse in 2007, Shafir spent 17 years at Lehman Brothers, most recently as head of equities and a member of the Executive Committee. He also held such senior roles as head of European equities and global head of equities trading. Previously, he worked at Morgan Stanley in the preferred stock business in the fixed-income division. Shafir received a B.A. from Lafayette College and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.


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