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Banker parachuted in to expel Credit Suisse’s scandal-laden reputation quits over ignoring Covid-19 rules


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Banking behemoth Antonio Horta-Osorio, 57, resigned as chief of the Swiss lender after an internal probe found he broke Covid-19 measures to attend the Wimbledon tennis finals last summer (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

The man parachuted in to save Swiss bank Credit Suisse’s crisis-struck reputation has today quit after breaching UK coronavirus quarantine rules.

Banking behemoth Antonio Horta-Osorio, 57, resigned as chief of the Swiss lender after an internal probe found he broke Covid-19 measures to attend the Wimbledon tennis finals last summer.

The departure of Horta-Osorio is the latest in a scandal-laden recent history at Credit Suisse that has seen the bank become embroiled in a corporate espionage crisis and loss billions of clients’ money on risky bets.

More to follow.



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