Urs Beeler joins the Board of Directors of SIX

Zurich - 19 May 2017

At the Annual General Meeting of SIX, Urs Beeler, Head Sales & Trading Services and member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse (Schweiz) AG, was elected to the Board of Directors of SIX.

At the Annual General Meeting on May 19, 2017, the shareholders of SIX elected Urs Beeler to the Board of Directors of SIX as the representative of Credit Suisse. Urs Beeler is Head Sales & Trading Services and member of the Executive Board of Swiss Universal Bank, Credit Suisse (Schweiz) AG.

He has many years of experience in trading and asset and liability management at Credit Suisse, where before being appointed Head Trading Switzerland in 2015, he managed the area of Fixed Income Trading Switzerland starting in 2008. He has a strong educational and training background in banking and finance, and from 2013 until his appointment to the Board of Directors of SIX, he was also a member of the Regulatory Board of SIX Exchange Regulation.

Additional information on Urs Beeler can be found at: https://www.sixgroup.com/about/en/shared/people/board-of-directors/urs-beeler.html

SIX operates the infrastructure underpinning the Swiss financial sector and offers a comprehensive range of services around the world in the fields of securities trading and settlement, financial information and payment transactions. The company is owned by its users (approximately 130 banks of various orientation and size). Its workforce of over 4,000 employees and presence in 25 countries throughout the world generated operating income of CHF 1.8 billion and a Group net profit of CHF 221.1 million in 2016.