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Rainer E. Emil Gut Edit Profile

Banker

Rainer E. Gut, Swiss banker.

Background

Gut, Rainer E. was born on September 24, 1932 in Baar, Switzerland. Son of Emil Anton and Rosa (Müller) Gut.

Education

Student, Cantonal School Zug. Student, Switzerland, Paris and London.

Career

General partner Lazard Freres & Company, New York City, 1968-1971. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Swiss-American Corporation, 1971-1973. Deputy member executive board Credit Suisse, Zürich, 1973-1975, executive board member Zurich, 1975-1977, speaker executive board, 1977-1982, president executive board, 1982-1983, chairman, 1983-2000.

Honorary chairman Credit Suisse Group, since 2000. Chairman Nestlé S.A., Vevey, Switzerland, 1986—2005, 1st Boston, New York City, 1988-1997. Board directors Nestlè, Vevey, Sofina, Brussels, Pechiney, Paris, Union Carbide Corporation, Danbury, Connecticut, Daimler-Benz Holding, Zurich.

Chairman Credit Suisse First Boston, 1988. Chairman Christian Science Holding, 1986-1996, Credit Suisse Group, 1997-2000, WATT, 1998.

Connections

Married Josephine Lorenz. 4 children.

father:
Emil Anton Gut

mother:
Rosa (Müller) Gut

spouse:
Josephine Lorenz