Robert L. Genillard, Swiss businessman, Died at 87

Robert L. Genillard was born in 1929, in Lausanne, and died on September 18, 2016.

He was a Swiss businessman.

Roberts activities spanned both the fields of finance and industry.

After graduate studies in economics and finance, he started a financial career in New York.

During 1954, Genillard joined White Weld & Co., one of the oldest and leading American investment banking firms, acquired by Merrill Lynch in 1977.

Robert became a general partner of White, Weld & 1958 and a member of its Management Committee in 1964.

Robert relocated to Europe to establish in the early 1960s, as Chairman and Chief Executive, the firm of Credit Suisse White Weld which was to become Credit Suisse First Boston.

Robert L. Genillard passed away at 87 years old.