Credit Suisse Group AG announced two internal appointments to the Executive Board of Credit Suisse Group. Christine Graeff is appointed Global Head of Human Resources. She succeeds Antoinette Poschung who is retiring by the end of January 2022, entitled to her statutory retirement. Christine has been Global Head of Communications and Deputy Global Head of Human Resources since joining Credit Suisse at the beginning of the year. She will hand over Communications to her successor, for whom a search is ongoing. Christine will fully take over HR as per February 1, 2022 at the latest ensuring a smooth handover. Christine has a track record of leading transformations and has reshaped the Communications function since joining Credit Suisse. Her leadership and people skills together with her communications expertise will be key in leading the HR function through their essential part in delivering on Credit Suisses strategic objectives. Rafael Lopez Lorenzo is appointed Chief Compliance Officer. Rafael is currently Global Head of Group Internal Audit. He will take over from Thomas Grotzer who, as previously communicated, led the function on an ad interim basis since April 2021, effective October 1, 2021. Rafael joined Credit Suisse in 2015 from JP Morgan Chase. He has a background in audit and banking. His track record in building and maintaining a leading Internal Audit team, in transforming and innovating its operating model as well as in building a strong bench of audit leaders has contributed to the stature of the function. His leadership, experience and deep understanding of the banks processes and challenges in the third line of defense will be key in leading the future Compliance function. In addition, Rafael has played a pivotal role in the review of recent incidents. Both Christine and Rafael will join the Executive Board effective by February 1, 2022 at the latest, and October 1, 2021, respectively, reporting directly to the Group Chief Executive Officer, Thomas Gottstein. Since 2013, prior to joining Credit Suisse, Ms. Graeff was the Director General of Communications at the European Central Bank. Between 2001 and 2013, she was Managing Partner in the strategic communications firm, Brunswick, where she set up and developed the groups German business, with a particular focus on the financial sector. Prior to joining Credit Suisses Internal Audit team in 2015, Mr. Lopez Lorenzo was a Managing Director in the Investment Bank, Operations, Technology and Change at JPMorgan Chase in New York and earlier in Sao Paulo.