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Tidjane Thiam

Ivorian businessman

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Tidjane Thiam: Ivorian businessman
Tidjane Thiam is a French-Ivorian banker who was the chief executive officer (CEO) of Swiss bank Credit Suisse from March 2015 to February 2020. He was the chief financial officer of British banking group Prudential from 2007 to 2009, and then its CEO until 2013.


African Union envoy says virus outbreak would be a disaster for Africa

African Union (AU) special envoy Tidjane Thiam on Thursday said a widespread outbreak of the new coronavirus in Africa would be a disaster for the continent.
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Ousted Credit Suisse CEO Thiam to collect up to $30 million: sources

Credit Suisse Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam, ousted over a spying scandal, stands to collect as much as 30 million Swiss francs ($30 million) after resigning this month, two people familiar with the..
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Investment bank loss mars Thiam's final act at Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse posted its best annual profit in nearly a decade on Thursday but volatile earnings at its investment bank and trading divisions took some of the shine off outgoing CEO Tidjane Thiamโ€™s..
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Credit Suisse posts best profit since 2010 in Thiam swan song

Credit Suisse posted a 69% rise in annual net profit on Thursday in a bittersweet swan song for outgoing Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam.
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Credit Suisse chairman expects to see out term after spy scandal

Credit Suisse Chairman Urs Rohner does not expect to be voted out of office before his term ends after this week's departure of Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam over a spying scandal.
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Investor backing proved poison chalice for Credit Suisse CEO

As the chairman of Credit Suisse prepared for a crunch meeting of directors over the future of its chief executive, the vocal backing of a U.S. investor for Tidjane Thiam had unintended consequences,..
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Tightrope Thiam: comeback CEO stung by a spying scandal

Tidjane Thiam is unlikely to quietly retire after his abrupt exit as chief executive of Credit Suisse , some of those who have worked with him predict.
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Credit Suisse CEO Thiam toppled by espionage scandal

Tidjane Thiam has quit as Credit Suisse chief executive after a spying scandal that has hit the reputation of Switzerland's second-biggest bank and shocked the country's financial community.
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Credit Suisse's new CEO Gottstein seeks growth offensive

Credit Suisse's incoming chief executive, Thomas Gottstein, plans to put Switzerland's second-biggest bank on a growth offensive following predecessor Tidjane Thiam's cost-cutting exercise, he told..
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Credit Suisse's incoming CEO Gottstein looking to grow balance sheet

Credit Suisse's incoming chief executive, Thomas Gottstein, plans to stick Switzerland's second-biggest bank on a growth offensive following predecessor Tidjane Thiam's cost-cutting exercise, he told..
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Swiss watchdog continues Credit Suisse probe after CEO goes

Swiss markets watchdog FINMA is still examining corporate governance issues at Credit Suisse after Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam resigned amid a scandal over surveillance of managers, the agency said..
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Thiam quits as Credit Suisse CEO after split with chairman over spying scandal

Credit Suisse Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam has quit after a power struggle with Chairman Urs Rohner at Switzerland's second-biggest bank, triggered by a damaging spying scandal.
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Credit Suisse CDS jump after CEO Thiam quits

The cost of insuring exposure to debt issued by Credit Suisse jumped by 3 basis points (bps) on Friday after Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam quit amid a power struggle at Switzerland's second-biggest..
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Credit Suisse chief Tidjane Thiam quits after spying scandal

The resignation comes after two former bank employees were placed under surveillance.
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Credit Suisse clears Thiam over spying scandal, as right-hand man resigns

Credit Suisse cleared CEO Tidjane Thiam of ordering a surveillance of former wealth management head Iqbal Khan, but said his right-hand man has resigned over the botched spying case that severely..
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