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Osmar Abib is the Co-Chairman of Global Energy of Credit Suisse based in Houston and New York. He is the former Global Head of the Oil & Gas Group in the Investment Banking & Capital Markets (IBCM) division. Mr. Abib joined Credit Suisse in 1995 and is Vice Chairman of the Investment Banking Financing Committee and has extensive public offering and M&A experience in the Oil & Gas sector.Mr. Abib serves on the Council of Overseers at the Rice Jones Business School,on the Board of the Columbia Center on Global Energy Policy and the Board of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. Mr. Abib holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from Rice University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.