John G. Popp
Member of the Corporate Credit Committee
Global Head and Chief Investment Officer
John G. Popp is a managing director in the Credit Investments Group. He is the Global Head and Chief Investment Officer of CIG, with primary responsibility for investment decisions, portfolio monitoring processes and business development for CIG's global investment strategies. Mr. Popp serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Credit Suisse Funds, the Credit Suisse Asset Management Income Fund, Inc. and the Credit Suisse High Yield Bond Fund. Mr. Popp is a member of the Corporate Credit Committee, Structured Credit Committee, and PCO Investment Committee.
Prior to joining CIG, Mr. Popp was a Founding Partner and Head of Asset Management for First Dominion Capital, LLC, overseeing the management of $2.5 billion in Credit Securitization Vehicles. From 1992 through 1997, Mr. Popp was a Managing Director of Indosuez Capital and also served as President of Indosuez Capital Asset Advisors, Inc., and President of 1211 Investors, Inc. While at Indosuez, Mr. Popp was responsible for building the firm's asset management business, including the development of three Credit Securitization Vehicles aggregating $1.3 billion. In 1989, Mr. Popp joined the Corporate Finance Department of Kidder Peabody & Co., Inc. as Senior Vice President, previously serving as Vice President in the Mergers and Acquisitions department of Drexel Burnham Lambert.
Mr. Popp is a member of the Board of Directors of The Loan Syndications & Trading Association (LSTA), the Council on Foreign Relations, the Brookings Institution's Foreign Policy Leadership Committee and the Leadership Advisory Board of the Wharton School. Mr. Popp graduated with a B.A. from Pomona College and an M.B.A. from the Wharton Graduate Division of the University of Pennsylvania.