Leonhard Fischer was appointed Chief Executive Officer of RHJ "in January 2009. He was Co-Chief Executive Officer of RHJ International since May 2007 and is a member of the Board of Directors since September 18, 2007. He has been a non-executive director at the Board of Germany 1 (the holding company of AEG Power Solutions) since September 2009. In addition, he has been a member of the Board of Directors at Julius Baer Group Ltd since April 2009 and a member of the Board at AXA Konzern AG, Germany, since January 2007.
"Prior to joining RHJI, Mr. Fischer was Chief Executive Officer of Winterthur Group from 2003 to 2006, an insurance subsidiary of Credit Suisse, and a member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse Group from 2003 to March 2007. Mr. Fischer joined Credit Suisse Group from Allianz AG, where he had been a Member of the Management Board and Head of the Corporates and Markets Division since 2001. He had been with Dresdner Bank AG as a member of the Executive Board since 1998 and with JP Morgan in Frankfurt since 1987.
"Mr. Fischer holds an M.A. in Finance from the University of Georgia and a Business Management Degree from the University of Bielefeld."