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Credit Suisse Gets Rees-Kohler, Set To Open FX Desk Down Under

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Credit Suisse's rapid expansion in foreign exchange continues apace with a decision to open a branch in Melbourne, Australia and a new high-profile hire--this time in its head office. The bank has taken on Mark Rees-Kohler from Chemical Bank in Zurich to fill a newly created position as global treasury marketing director, say bank officials.

Rees-Kohler, who will work from the Zurich head office, was general manager of Chemical's Zurich office. According to Peter Kane, corporate chief at Cre