Today at the Extraordinary General Meeting of SIX Thomas Wellauer (64) was elected to the Board of Directors. At the same time, he was confirmed as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors by the Board of Directors of SIX with effect from 15 March 2020. He will succeed Romeo Lacher, who announced his resignation at the beginning of 2019. Romeo Lacher will remain Chairman until 15 March 2020.

Thomas Gottstein (55), CEO Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd. and member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse Group AG, has been elected by the Board of Directors of SIX as a full member of the Board of Directors of SIX. He succeeds Pierre-Olivier Bouée. The formal election also took place at the extraordinary General Meeting today.

Thomas Gottstein has held various national and international management positions at Credit Suisse since 1999. He is currently CEO of Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd. and is responsible for the bank’s entire business in Switzerland. Prior to this, he spent several years at UBS in national and international management positions. Thomas Gottstein studied economics at the University of Zurich and graduated with a Ph.D. in Finance and Accounting.

About SIX
SIX provides and operates stable and efficient infrastructure for the Swiss and Spanish financial centers, thus ensuring access to the capital markets and the flow of information and money between financial market players. As a global provider of financial information, SIX delivers high-quality reference, pricing, corporate actions, and ESG data and provides regulatory services and indices to clients around the world. The company is owned by its users (more than 120 banks) with a workforce of 4,160 employees and a presence in 19 countries.