Credit Suisse Asset Management (CSAM) has hired Gary Withers as vice chairman and head of asset management for EMEA. He assumes the role from Mark Burgess, who has resigned to pursue another opportunity.
Withers was previously chief executive of Norwich Union Life, the life insurance arm of the
David Blumer, CEO of CSAM, says, “We are delighted to have someone with
Withers will be a member of the CSAM management committee and Credit Suisse’s EMEA CEO management committee, he will be based in
He will report to Blumer and Michael Philipp, CEO of the EMEA region.
CSAM has had a rash of resignations and resultant hirings over the past few months. Two weeks ago it announced the appointment of Raphael Kassin, from ABN Amro Asset Management, as head of emerging markets fixed income.
In the past four months, CSAM’s head of