Mr. Eric M. Varvel is a Global Head of Asset Management at Credit Suisse Asset Management LLC and a Chief Executive Officer-Asia Pacific Region at Credit Suisse Group AG.
He is a Managing Director of Credit Suisse in the International Wealth Management division.
He also serves as President and CEO of Credit Suisse Holdings (USA), Inc. Prior to assuming his current role, he was Chairman of the Emerging Markets and Sovereign Wealth Funds. From February 2008 to October 2014, he served as a member of the Executive Board. From 2012 until 2014, he led the Investment Banking division together with Gaël de Boissard. In this capacity, he was responsible for the Equities & Investment Banking business.
He was also CEO Asia Pacific. From 2010 until 2012, he was the CEO of Investment Banking and served as acting CEO from September 2009 until July 2010. From 2008 until 2010, he was CEO Europe, Middle East and Africa. Prior to his appointment to the Executive Board, he was the Co-Head of the Global Investment Banking department and the Head of the Global Markets Solutions Group in the Investment Banking division of Credit Suisse for over three years, based in New York. Before that, he spent 15 years in the Asia Pacific region in a variety of senior roles, including the Head of Investment Banking and Emerging Markets Coverage for the Asia Pacific region ex-Japan and the Head of Fixed Income Sales and Corporate Derivative Sales.
Previously, Mr. Varvel worked as an analyst for Morgan Stanley in its investment banking department in New York and Tokyo.
He holds a BA in Business Finance from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.