New York, NY (PRWEB) December 03, 2015
The Group of Thirty (G30) announced today that Tidjane Thiam has accepted an invitation to join the membership of the G30. Thiam, formerly Group Chief Executive of Prudential plc, Britain’s largest insurance group, became CEO of Credit Suisse in July this year.
Dr. Jacob A. Frenkel, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, stated: "We are delighted to welcome Tidjane Thiam to the Group of Thirty. Mr. Thiam brings to the Group a wealth of experience as a distinguished leader in the international financial community and a true innovator in the insurance and banking fields. We look forward to his productive engagement with the Group.”
Jean-Claude Trichet, Chairman and CEO of the G30, said: “I am extremely pleased to extend membership to Tidjane. His participation with the Group, through our events, work program, and meetings, is welcomed by all of the members. His knowledge and understanding of issues crucial to our community will enrich both the G30 discussion and work program."
Tidjane Thiam stated: “I am honored to join the Group of Thirty, and I thank Jacob, Jean-Claude, and the G30 members for their warm welcome. I look forward to participating in meetings and supporting the important work of the G30. It is a privilege to join such an illustrious membership.”
The Group of Thirty was founded in 1978. The Group is a private, nonprofit, international body composed of senior participants from the private and public sectors and academia. The Group aims to deepen understanding of international economic and financial issues, to explore the international repercussions of decisions taken in the public and private sectors and to examine the choices available to market practitioners and to policymakers. The Group is led by Jacob A. Frenkel, Chairman of its Board of Trustees, and Jean-Claude Trichet, Chairman of the Group.
A bio of Tidjane Thiam, as well as a full membership list, is available at http://group30.org/members.shtml.