Credit Suisse has announced the appointment of Martin Keeble as CEO, President and Representative Director of Credit Suisse Securities (Japan) Limited, effective March 22, 2013. He will continue to be based in Tokyo.
Keeble will be responsible for all the business activities of Credit Suisse Securities (Japan) Limited, encompassing our Private Banking & Wealth Management and Investment Banking divisions. He will report to Eric Varvel, Credit Suisse’s Chief Executive Officer for Asia Pacific.
Commenting on the appointment, Varvel said: 'Martin brings extensive experience of working in Japan. Japan is a key country both for our Private Banking & Wealth Management division, where we are successfully building a differentiated wealth management business, and for our global Investment Banking division, from which we serve institutional and corporate clients from all over the world'.
Prior to joining Credit Suisse in 2000, Keeble was deputy branch manager and head of sales and trading and dealing at Schroder Securities Limited in Japan. He has also worked for firms, including Nikko Europe Limited in London and Smith New Court Securities in Tokyo, dealing in Japanese equities.