Thiam left politics after Ivory Coast military coup to become leading financial services chiefCredit Suisse chief resigns after spying scandalAfter being forced to flee his native Ivory Coast after a military coup in 1999, Tidjane Thiam traded politics for financial services, becoming one of the most successful executives of his generation.The fervent Arsenal supporter came to prominence in the UK when he was named as the head of Prudential in 2009, making him the first black chief executive of a major British company. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/feb/07/tidjane-thiam-the-top-ftse-100-boss-ousted-after-spying-scandal
Author : Mark Sweney
Publish date : 2020-02-07 09:13:27
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