Credit Suisse has appointed Garrett Curran as a managing director and co-head of securities sales for Europe.

Mr Curran will report to Gael Boissard and Simon Yates, co-heads of securities for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Tony Ehinger, co-head of global securities and head of securities sales. Mr Curran will be based in London and will join the bank on September 1, 2008.

Mr Curran joins Credit Suisse from Dresdner Kleinwort where he was a member of the Dresdner Kleinwort executive committee. Mr Curran worked in a variety of roles within capital markets distribution for eight years, culminating in his position as head of global distribution and research, spanning all asset classes and both flow and structured products.

Mr Yates said: Garrett is a proven business leader who brings extensive product knowledge and strong experience in sales and client management, which we will leverage to further develop our securities platform.