"Trust in the bank actually is at rock bottom if we look at the share price since Urs Rohner took office in 2011," said Vincent Kaufmann, whose Swiss shareholder advisory group Ethos opposes Rohner's re-election at Friday's annual general meeting.
Despite the criticism, which has rumbled on even after the concessions, a source familiar with Rohner's thinking said he is confident of winning all agenda item votes at the AGM, including a binding vote on bonuses and board pay, and his re-election.
"I don't feel," said Ethos's Kaufmann, "that Swiss pension funds are really happy with what's happening at Credit Suisse with the share price performance, controversies around the bank, (the) high levels of compensation." For a graphic on Credit Suisse share price performance under Chairman Urs Rohner vs.
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