The current chief executive of Credit Suisse, Brady Dougan, will leave his seat at the end of June, 2015. Tidjane Thiam, 52, currently heading the english insurance group Prudential will succeed Brady Dougan. Thiam, graduted from the french École Polytechnique and École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris also holds a MBA from prestigious INSEAD. He started his career with McKinsey & Company both in Paris and New-York before joining the Ivorian Coast governement as minister for development. Tidjane Thiam as been nominated as chief executive of Prudentiel in 2009.