Urs was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 1 January 2015.
Urs has a broad business, banking and legal background and extensive senior level experience at multinational companies.
Urs has served as Chairman on a number of Boards, most recently as Chairman for Credit Suisse Group from 2011 until April 2021. Prior to joining Credit Suisse in 2004, Urs served as Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of ProSieben and ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG. This followed a number of years in private practice at major law firms in Switzerland and the US, having been admitted to the bars of the canton of Zurich in Switzerland in 1986 and the state of New York in the US in 1990.
- Member of International Advisory Board, Investcorp