Credit Suisse Middle East Head Bassam Yammine to Leave Bank

Bassam Yammine, co-chief executive officer for Credit Suisse Group AG (CSGN) in the Middle East, resigned from the bank and will leave at the end of the year.

Yammine, who joined the bank in September 2007, is leaving “to pursue a number of private business opportunities,” the Swiss bank said in an emailed statement today.

Yammine is also the head of investment banking and asset management in the Middle East and North Africa region.

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