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Credit Suisse appoints head for absolute return

Credit Suisse has appointed Tim Sweeting as head of institutional distribution for absolute return strategies, EMEA for the asset management business.

Sweeting joins as a managing director and will be responsible for overseeing the distribution of absolute return strategies for asset management in Europe, reporting directly to John Kremer, head of EMEA institutional distribution for asset management.
 
He joins Credit Suisse from DB Absolute Return Strategies where he was a managing director and head of sales for Europe and the Middle East.  This included responsibility for improving the product distribution capabilities across EMEA especially in the areas of absolute return and alternative investments. 
 
Kremer says: “I am delighted to welcome Tim to Credit Suisse.  He brings with him a wealth of experience in the alternatives market and has a proven track record in building strong distribution relationships across Europe and the Middle East.  He is a great addition to the growing institutional distribution capabilities at Credit Suisse, we look forward to working with him.”
 
Sweeting says: “I am excited to be joining such a well respected international organization.  This provides a great opportunity to work with some of the most capable and well respected professionals in the industry.  I look forward to working with the team and continuing to build on its success.”

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