Credit Suisse appoints CEO of financial services in Israel

January 11, 2022


redit Suisse has hired Joseph Wolf as CEO of Credit Suisse Financial Services (Israel) subject to the correct approvals as of 4 April 2022.

Wolf brings decades of experience and his last role was deputy director of US equity research at Barclays. He was also on the Research Executive Committee and Investment Policy Committee.

Prior to that, he held a number of roles in Israel for Barclays, Lehman Brothers, and UBS.

Andreea Grob, market area head Israel and emerging Europe multi-shore solutions at Credit Suisse said: “Under Joseph Wolf’s leadership, we are poised to start the next chapter of our Credit Suisse franchise in Israel as we progress on our journey to become the wealth manager of choice. With Joseph’s in-depth knowledge of the technology sector and deep relationships with key Israeli tech players, we look forward to partnering further with entrepreneurs as Israel continues to go from strength to strength as one of the world’s leading Tech hubs.”

Anton Cherny, head of emerging Europe, wealth management at Credit Suisse, added: “Joseph’s arrival will provide further impetus and expertise to our Israeli business, where the synergy between wealth management and investment banking is at the heart of our strategy. We will continue to invest and hire in Israel as one of Credit Suisse Wealth Management’s priority markets.”