From 2007 to 2015, Brady W. Dougan was the Chief Executive Officer of Credit Suisse, and a member of the Executive Board since 2003. Prior to his appointment as CEO of the Group, Mr. Dougan was the CEO of the Investment Banking division and the CEO of the Americas region. After starting his career in the derivatives group at Bankers Trust, he joined Credit Suisse First Boston in 1990. He was the Head of the Equities division for five years before he was appointed the Global Head of the Securities division in 2001. From 2002 to July 2004, he was the Co-President of Institutional Securities at Credit Suisse First Boston, and from 2004 until 2005, he was CEO of Credit Suisse First Boston and, after the merger with Credit Suisse in May 2005, he was the CEO of Investment Banking until 2007.
Mr. Dougan received a BA in Economics in 1981 and an MBA in finance in 1982 from the University of Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Dougan has been a member of the Board of Directors of Humacyte Inc., a biotechnology company, since 2005. He has also been a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Chicago since January 2013.