Martin Blessing to succeed Jürg Zeltner as the President Wealth Management for UBS
Martin Blessing has been appointed as the President Wealth Management for UBS with effect from 1st January 2018, succeeding Jürg Zeltner.
” Martin Blessing to succeed Jürg Zeltner as the President Wealth Management for UBS “
Martin is currently President Personal & Corporate Banking and President UBS Switzerland and joined UBS 15 years ago. Prior to UBS, he was Chairman on the Board of Managing Directors of Commerzbank. He succeeds Jürg Zeltner, who will step down from the Global Executive Board (GEB) at the end of this year and retire from the firm in 2018.
Zeltner has been responsible for the Wealth Management business of UBS outside of North America and a member of the GEB for the past nine years. Zeltner is a veteran of UBS, having served the firm for over 30 years. He joined Swiss Bank Corporation as an apprentice in 1984.
Group Chief Executive Officer Sergio P. Ermotti:
“I’d also like to thank Jürg for his outstanding contributions to UBS during more than 30 years of service. His impact on the positive development of our international wealth management business and the firm over the past years deserves particular recognition and I wish him all the best.”
UBS Group AG (NYSE:UBS) is a global firm providing financial services to private, corporate and institutional clients. It was founded in 1862 and merged several times prior to 1998, when the Union Bank of Switzerland merged with Swiss Bank Corporation – become UBS Group AG. The operational structure of the Group is comprised of Corporate Center and five business divisions: Wealth Management, Wealth Management Americas, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management and the Investment Bank. The UBS Group is present in all major financial centers and has offices in over 50 countries.
- Origin : Zurich, Switzerland
- Assets : CHF 942.82 billion
- Revenue : CHF 30.61 billion
- Employees : 60,000
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Updated on 8th August 2016