Credit Suisse announces China leadership appointments

Mervyn Chow
Mervyn Chow

Mervyn Chow has been appointed to the role of China CEO, in addition to his responsibilities as co-head investment banking and capital markets. Chow will drive the overall client strategy across the combined Private Banking and Investment Banking platform for the bank in China. A core part of his remit as China CEO will be to deepen relationships and broaden Credit Suisse’s footprint with the most important entrepreneurs and corporate clients in the China market, as well as leverage the bank’s integrated platform to further enhance revenue growth.

Neil Harvey has been appointed chairman of Greater China, maintaining his role as CEO of Hong Kong, with oversight of Taiwan, as well as his role as chairman of asset management for Asia Pacific. Instrumental in building and managing Credit Suisse’s leading Greater China franchise, Harvey will continue to be responsible for the China onshore business platform which includes managing the bank’s relationships with joint venture partners and regulators in Greater China.

Both Chow and Harvey will continue to report to Helman Sitohang, Credit Suisse’s Asia Pacific CEO.