Credit Suisse has named Robert C. O'Brien, a managing director at its CS First Boston investment banking affiliate, as chief executive for the North American region.

The appointment, which takes effect March 1, signals that the Swiss banking company has committed to the American market, and that it has moved beyond an embezzlement scandal involving the original candidate for the position.

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