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| Urs Rohner |
|Born||December 1, 1959|
|Alma mater||University of Zurich|
|Member of||American Swiss Foundation/Young Leaders/1990, Credit Suisse, GlaxoSmithKline/Board, Institute of International Finance|
Urs Rohner is a Swiss lawyer, businessman and banker. He is the former CEO of the media company ProSiebenSat.1. He works as the chairman of the large bank Credit Suisse.
Rohner began his career at the law firm Lenz & Staehelin in Zurich, where he was a partner from 1992 to 1999. He subsequently practised for Sullivan & Cromwell in New York City. He was the chief executive officer of ProSiebenSat.1 Media from 2000 to 2004.
Rohner became the chief lawyer at Credit Suisse in 2004. He was its vice chairman from 2009 to 2011. Since 2011, he has worked as its chairman. In 2017, he was criticized by investors for his poor performance.
Events Participated in
|WEF/Annual Meeting/2011||26 January 2011||30 January 2011||World Economic Forum|
|2229 guests in Davos|
|WEF/Annual Meeting/2012||25 January 2012||29 January 2012||World Economic Forum|
|2113 guests in Davos|
|WEF/Annual Meeting/2013||23 January 2013||27 January 2013||World Economic Forum|
|2500 mostly unelected leaders met to discuss "leading through adversity"|
|WEF/Annual Meeting/2014||22 January 2014||25 January 2014||World Economic Forum|
|2604 guests in Davos considered "Reshaping The World"|
|WEF/Annual Meeting/2016||20 January 2016||23 January 2016||World Economic Forum|
|Attended by a lot of people, both leaders and followers|
|WEF/Annual Meeting/2017||17 January 2017||20 January 2017||World Economic Forum|
|2951 known participants|
|WEF/Annual Meeting/2020||21 January 2020||24 January 2020||World Economic Forum|
|This mega-summit of the world's ruling class and their political and media appendages happens every year, but 2020 was special, as the continuous corporate media coverage of COVID-19 started more or less from one day to the next on 20/21 January 2020, coinciding with the start of the meeting.|
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