François Roussely appointed as vice chairman of Credit Suisse in Europe and Pierre Fleuriot appointed as CEO of Credit Suisse in France
Credit Suisse has appointed François Roussely as vice chairman of Credit Suisse in Europe. His appointment is effective from November 2, 2009. He will transition his management responsibilities as CEO of Credit Suisse in France to Pierre Fleuriot. Both Mr. Roussely and Mr. Fleuriot are based in Paris and report to Eric Varvel, CEO of the EMEA region.
Reportedly, as CEO of France, Mr. Fleuriot will be responsible for Credit Suisse’s business in France across the private banking, investment banking and asset management divisions. He brings to the role more than twenty years in banking and French government service.
As a vice-chairman of Credit Suisse in Europe, Mr. Roussely will continue to play a key role in Credit Suisse’s business in France, working with some of its important French clients. In addition, Mr. Roussely will assume the global lead for advising investment banking clients in the nuclear energy sector, working with Jim Amine and Luigi de Vecchi, co-heads of the global investment banking department, and Jamie Welch, global head of energy for the investment banking department.
Mr. Varvel said: “These two senior appointments demonstrate our ongoing commitment to investing in France, one of our core European markets. Under Mr. Roussely’s leadership, we have increased our profile and market share in France, as well as attracted some very talented bankers to the platform to work with our clients. We look forward to welcoming Mr. Fleuriot to the team. We are confident that Mr. Fleuriot will continue to build on the momentum of our business in France.”