Credit Suisse announces Senior Appointment

Credit Suisse Singapore has announced the appointment of Sean Byrne as Managing Director, Market Leader, Head of Japan International.

Byrne brings 16 years of experience to his new role, which includes coverage of Japanese ultra-high net worth clients, according to a press release by the firm. He has a proven track record of expanding and growing businesses, and successfully leading teams along a strategic growth path.

Prior to joining Credit Suisse, he was a Desk Head at UBS, where he had worked since 2004. Before that, he was in the insurance industry with State Farm Insurance for five years.

With the appointment of Byrne, Credit Suisse further underscores the importance of Japan market to the firm’s Asia Pacific Private Banking operation. The firm reports that it is confident that Byrne’s extensive market knowledge and ample experience covering Japanese clients, will be a valuable asset for driving our international business forward as well as teaming with our successful Japan onshore franchise.

In his new role, Byrne will report to Francois Monnet, Head of Private Banking for North Asia.