Joachim H. Straehle
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Born in 1958; Swiss citizen; lives in Oberaegeri; Switzerland, he completed his initial banking training in Zurich; graduate of the School of Management in Zurich and of the Executive Program for Overseas Bankers, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.
After completing his education Joachim H. Straehle worked among others for Bank Julius Baer in New York, where he held various management positions. From 1999 to August 2006 Joachim H. Straehle has held various executive positions at Credit Suisse Group in Switzerland and abroad. Initially employed in Zurich as Head of Family Office and Member of the Operating Committee of Credit Suisse Trust, he was later appointed CEO of the Credit Suisse Trust Group. He then became Head of Private Banking International and a Member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse. Finally he was appointed Regional Head of Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Russia and a Member of the Private Banking Management Committee. Joachim H. Straehle has been CEO of Bank Sarasin & Co. Ltd since 1 September 2006.